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German Ipecac

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What other names is German Ipecac known by?

Asclépiade Blanche, Asclepias vincetoxicum, Cynanchum vincetoxicum, Dompte-Venin, Dompte-Venin Officinal, Swallow Wort, Vencetósigo, Vincetoxicum hirundinaria, Vincetoxicum officinale.

What is German Ipecac?

German ipecac is a plant. The leaf, root, and underground stem (rhizome) are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Digestive problems, kidney problems, difficult and painful menstrual periods, snake bite, fluid retention, swelling and bruising, 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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