Bird Bread, Creeping Tom, Gazon d'Or, Gold Chain, Golden Moss, Jack-of-the-Buttery, Mousetail, Orpin Âcre, Orpin Brûlant, Pain d'Oiseau, Pampajarito, Petite Joubarbe, Poivre de Muraille, Prick Madam, Sedum acre, Trique-Madame, Uva de Gato, Vermiculaire, Vermiculaire Âcre, Wall Ginger, Wallpepper.
Common stonecrop is an herb. The parts of the plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.
People take common stonecrop for coughs and high blood pressure.
Common stonecrop is sometimes applied directly to the skin for wounds, burns, hemorrhoids, warts, eczema, and mouth ulcers.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information currently available to know how common stonecrop might work.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
TAKEN BY MOUTH
- High blood pressure.
- Other conditions.
- Mouth ulcers.
- 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).
Swelling (inflammation) of the stomach and intestines (gastrointestinal tract) or urinary tract: Don't use common stonecrop if you have one of these conditions.
The appropriate dose of common stonecrop depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for common stonecrop. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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Gruenwald J, Brendler T, Jaenicke C. PDR for Herbal Medicines. 1st ed. Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics Company, Inc., 1998.