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What other names is Loosestrife known by?

Chasse-Bosse, Herbe-aux-Corneilles, Lisimaquia, Lysimachia vulgaris, Lysimaque, Lysimaque Commune, Lysimaque Vulgaire, Yellow Willowherb.

What is Loosestrife?

Loosestrife is a plant. It is used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Diarrhea, scurvy, wounds, excessive bleeding (hemorrhage) including nose bleeds and heavy menstrual flow, and other conditions.

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