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Scotch Broom

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What other names is Scotch Broom known by?

Bannal, Basam, Besenginaterkraut, Besom, Bizzom, Breeam, Broom Tops, Browme, Brum, Butcher's-Broom, Cytise à Balai, Cytisi Scoparii Flos, Cytisi Scoparii Herba, Cytisus scoparius, Escoba Negra, Genêt à Balai, Genet à Balais, Genettier, Genista andreana, Ginsterkraut, Grand Genêt, Herbe de Hogweed, Hogweed, Irish Broom Tops, Juniesse, Retama Negra, Sarothamnus scoparius, Sarothamnus vulgaris, Scoparium, Scoparius, Scotch Broom Herb, Scotch Broom Flower, Spartium scoparium.

What is Scotch Broom?

Scotch broom is a plant. The flower and above ground parts are used as medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Fluid retention, sore muscles, swelling, low blood pressure, menstrual disorders, heavy bleeding after giving birth, bleeding gums, gout, arthritis-like pain, nerve disorders, gallbladder and kidney stones, spleen disorders, heart disorders, and other conditions.

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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