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Water Avens

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What other names is Water Avens known by?

Benoîte Aquatique, Benoîte Pourpre, Benoîte des Ruisseaux, Cariofilada Acuática, Chocolate Root, Cure All, Geum rivale, Indian Chocolate, Throat Root, Water Chisch, Water Flower.

What is Water Avens?

Water avens is a plant. The underground parts and fresh flowering plant are used to make medicine.

Water avens is used for digestive tract problems including diarrhea, catarrhal colitis, and ulcerative colitis. It is also used for uterine bleeding and fevers.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Diarrhea.
  • Fever.
  • Intestinal problems.
  • Bleeding from the uterus.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of water avens 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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