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Glossy Privet

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What other names is Glossy Privet known by?

Aligustre, Chinese Linguster, Chinese Ligustrum, Chinese Privet, Dongqingzi, Chinese Wax-leaf Privet, Joteishi, Ligustro, Ligustro Ceroso, Ligustrum, Ligustrum Fruit, Ligustrum lucidum, Nu Zhen, Nu Zhen Zi, Nuzhenzi, To-Nezumimochi, Tree Privet, Troène, Troène de Chine, Troène à Feuilles Brillantes, Trueno, White Waxtree, Yojungja.

What is Glossy Privet?

Glossy privet is a plant. The ripe fruit is used to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse glossy privet (Ligustrum lucidum) with other species of privet such as Japanese privet, border privet, Chinese privet (Ligustrum sinense), common privet, golden privet, and others.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Promoting growth and darkening of hair, reducing dark spots on the face, heart palpitations, rheumatism, swelling, tumors, vertigo, common cold, congestion, constipation, fever, headache, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), liver problems, trouble sleeping (insomnia), improving immune function, reducing the side effects of cancer treatment, and many 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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