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Costus

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What other names is Costus known by?

Aplotaxis lappa, Auckland Costus, Aucklandia costus, Aucklandia Lappa, Costus Oil, Costus Root, Huile de Costus, Kushtha, Kuth, Mokko, Mokkou, Mu Xiang, Racine de Costus, Radix Aucklandiae, Saussurea costus, Saussurea lappa, Saussureae Radix, Yun Mu Xiang.

What is Costus?

Costus is an herb. The root and oil from the root are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Worm (nematode) infections, digestive problems, gas, asthma, cough, dysentery, and cholera.

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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