Wild indigo is used for infections such as diphtheria, influenza (flu), the common cold, other upper respiratory tract infections, malaria, typhoid, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Do not confuse wild indigo with other plants that are often referred to as indigo. Also, don't confuse wild indigo with indigo carmine. Indigo carmine is a dye that is created in a lab and is used for many industrial purposes.
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