Overview

Figwort is an herb. The whole plant is used to make medicine.

Figwort is most commonly used for skin conditions such as eczema (atopic dermatitis), itching, hemorrhoids, acne, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

Some people use figwort as a substitute for devil's claw, because the two herbs contain similar chemicals.

How does it work ?

Figwort contains chemicals that might decrease pain and swelling (inflammation), fight infections, and help wounds heal.

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