Overview

Scarlet pimpernel is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used as medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, scarlet pimpernel is used for wound healing, infections, joint pain, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use.

How does it work ?

Scarlet pimpernel contains chemicals that might have activity against some bacteria, fungi, and viruses. It also appears to have estrogen-like effects and might have negative effects on human sperm.

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