Gnaphalium is a genus of about 120 biennial and perennial flowering herbs in the Asteraceae, or daisy, family. It is native to the eastern U.S. and other temperate climates.
- Practitioners prescribe this herb for respiratory, digestive, and musculoskeletal conditions as well as an aid to quit smoking.
People use cudweed as a gargle or rinse for diseases of the mouth or throat.
- It is not known if cudweed is safe or what the potential side effects might be.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of cudweed during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Allergy to ragweed and related plants: Cudweed may cause an allergic reaction in people who are allergic to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcareprovider before taking cudweed.
- We currently have no information for cudweed Interactions
Cotton Dawes, Cotton Weed, Cotonnière des Fanges, Dysentery Weed, Everlasting, Filaginella uliginosa, Gnaphale, Gnaphale des Fanges, Gnaphale des Marais, Gnaphale des Mares, Gnaphale des Vases, Gnaphalium uliginosum, Immortelle des Vases, Mouse Ear, Wartwort
Source: WebMD, http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-634-cudweed.aspx?activeingredientid=634&activeingredientname=cudweed