Asarabacca is a type of evergreen plant. It grows in Europe and parts of Asia. The root is used to make medicine.

People use asarabacca for conditions such as bronchitis, other lung infections, chest pain (angina), and many others, but there's no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

Don't confuse asarabacca with bitter milkwort or senega. All three are sometimes called "snakeroot." Also, don't confuse asarabacca with coltsfoot or ginger.

How does it work ?

The chemicals in asarabacca may have an effect on the lungs. Other chemicals in asarabacca might cause vomiting.

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