American adder's tongue is used to treat skin ulcers and to induce vomiting, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use for any condition.
Don't confuse American adder's tongue (Erythronium americanum) with English adder's tongue (Ophioglossum vulgatum).
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if American adder's tongue is safe or what the side effects might be. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if American adder's tongue is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Plant allergies: People who are allergic tulips, lilies, and related plants may also have an allergic reaction to American adder's tongue.
We currently have no information for AMERICAN ADDER'S TONGUE overview.
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