Arroyuela, Blooming Sally, Flowering Sally, Herbe aux Coliques, Long Purples, Loosestrife, Lysimaque rouge, Lythrum, Lythrum salicaria, Milk Willow-Herb, Purple Willow-Herb, Rainbow Weed, Salicaire, Salicaire Commune, Salicaire Officinale, Salicare, Salicaria, Salicària, Soldiers, Spiked, Spiked Loosestrife, Willow Sage.
People use purple loosestrife as a tea for diarrhea, intestinal problems, and bacterial infections. They also use it for swelling and as a drying agent. Women use it for menstrual problems.
Purple loosestrife is sometimes applied directly to the affected area for swollen (varicose) veins, bleeding gums, hemorrhoids, and eczema.
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