Overview

Herb Robert is plant. It has an unpleasant odor, so it is sometimes called "Stinky Bob." The leaves, stems, and flowers are used to make medicine.

Herb Robert is used for diarrhea, to improve functioning of the liver and gallbladder, to reduce swelling (inflammation) of the kidney, bladder, and gallbladder, and to prevent the formation of stones in the kidney, bladder, or gallbladder. It is also used for "the flu", headaches, diabetes, sinus problems, arthritis, sciatica, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and cancer.

Some people use Herb Robert as a mouthwash or gargle. The fresh leaves are chewed to relieve sore mouth and throat. It is also applied to the skin for mosquito bites, parasites, herpes, arthritis, and sciatica.

How does it work ?

An extract of Herb Robert may slow the growth of bacteria and viruses.

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