People sometimes take sweet woodruff by mouth to prevent and treat lung, heart, stomach, liver, gallbladder, and urinary disorders, among many others. Some people apply sweet woodruff directly to the skin for wounds and hemorrhoids. But there is no good scientific research to support the use of sweet woodruff for any of these or other uses.
In foods and beverages, sweet woodruff is used as a flavoring.
In manufacturing, the extracts of sweet woodruff are used as fragrance in perfumes.
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