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Scopolia

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What other names is Scopolia known by?

Belladonna, Belladonna Scopola, Escopolia, Glockenbilsenkraut, Japanese Belladonna, Russian Krainer Tollkraut, Scopola, Scopolia carniolica, Scopoliae Rhizoma, Scopolie.

What is Scopolia?

Scopolia is a plant. The root and root-like stem (rhizome) are used as medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, scopolia is used for spasms of the digestive tract, bile ducts, and urinary tract; and for liver and gallbladder complaints. Scopolia is also used to increase urine production, cause relaxation and sleep, dilate eye pupils, and relieve pain.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Fluid retention.
  • Anxiety.
  • Trouble sleeping.
  • Pain.
  • Liver problems.
  • Gallbladder problems.
  • Spasms of the digestive tract.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of scopolia 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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