Coral Root (Corallorhiza)
Chicken Toe, Coraline, Corallorhiza, Corallorhiza odontorhiza, Corallorhize Trifide, Crawley, Crawley Root, Cymbidium odontorhizum, Fever Root, Orchidée-Corail, Racine de Corail, Scaley Dragon’s Claw, Turkey Claw.
Coral root is an herb. People use the root or underground stem (rhizome) to make medicine.
People take coral root for colds and for causing sweating.
Don’t confuse coral root with coral.
Coral root might help cause sweating, reduce fever, and promote drowsiness.
Insufficient Evidence for:
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of coral root for these uses.
There isn’t enough information to know if coral root is safe for use as a medicine or what the possible side effects might be.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of coral root during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
We currently have no information for CORAL ROOT Interactions.