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Black Hellebore

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What other names is Black Hellebore known by?

Christe Herbe, Christmas Rose, Christmas Rose Plant, Eléboro Negro, Ellébore Noir, Hellébore Noir, Helleborus niger, Herbe aux Fous, Melampode, Rose de Carême, Rose de Noël, Rose Noire.

What is Black Hellebore?

Black hellebore is a plant. The leaves, root, and root-like stem ("rhizome") are used to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse black hellebore and white hellebore.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Nausea, worm infestations, regulating menstrual periods, kidney infections, colds, constipation, causing miscarriage in pregnancy, and other uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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