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Mouse Ear

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What other names is Mouse Ear known by?

Épervière Piloselle, Hawkweed, Herbe à l'Épervier, Hieracium pilosella, Oreille de Rat, Oreille de Souris, Pilosella officinarum, Piloselle, Vellosilla, Veluette.

What is Mouse Ear?

Mouse ear is a plant. The flowering parts are used to make medicine.

People take mouse ear for asthma, bronchitis, coughs, and whooping cough. It is also used to treat fluid retention, intestinal gas, and colic; and to promote sweating.

Mouse ear is sometimes applied directly to the skin for wounds.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of mouse ear 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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