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Bogbean

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What other names is Bogbean known by?

Buckbean, Herbe à Canards, Marsh Trefoil, Ményanthe, Ményanthe Trèfle d'Eau, Ményanthe Trifolié, Ményanthe à Trois Feuilles, Menyanthes, Menyanthes trifoliata, Trébol de Rio, Trèfle d'Eau, Trèfle d'Eau Commun, Trèfle des Marais, Water Shamrock.

What is Bogbean?

Bogbean is a plant. The bogbean fruit resembles a small bean and is commonly found in swamps or bogs, which is the reason for its name. People use the bogbean leaf to make medicine.

Bogbean is used for achy joints (rheumatism), rheumatoid arthritis, loss of appetite, and upset stomach.

In food manufacturing, bogbean is used as a flavoring.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of bogbean for these 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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