Achweed, Aegopodium podagraria, Angelica Menor, Ashweed, Bishop's Elder, Bishop's Goutweed, Bishopsweed, Bishopswort, Égopode Podagraire, Egopodio, Eltroot, English Goatweed, Gout Herb, Goutwort, Ground Elder, Herb Gerard, Herbe de Saint-Gérard, Herbes-aux-Goutteux, Jack-Jump-About, Masterwort, Petite Angélique, Pigweed, Pied d’Aigle, Pied de Chèvre, Podagraire, Weyl Ash, White Ash.<br/><br/>
Overview InformationGoutweed is a plant. People use the parts that grow above the ground for medicine.
Goutweed is used for rheumatic diseases. This is a disease category that includes autoimmune diseases and diseases that affect the joints and soft tissues. Gout and arthritis are examples of rheumatic diseases.
Goutweed is also used for hemorrhoids, as well as for kidney, bladder, and intestinal disorders.
How does it work?There isn't enough information to know how goutweed might work.
Side Effects & SafetyThere isn't enough information to know if goutweed is safe or what the possible side effects might be.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of goutweed during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
We currently have no information for GOUTWEED Interactions.
The appropriate dose of goutweed 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 goutweed. 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.
- Williamson EM, Evans FJ, eds. Potter's New Cyclopaedia of Botanical Drugs and Preparations. Essex, England: CW Daniel Company Ltd., 1998.