Goutweed (Aegopodium Podagraria)
Achweed, Aegopodium podagraria, Angelica Menor, Ashweed, Bishop’s Elder, Bishop’s Goutweed, Bishopsweed, Bishopswort, Égopode Podagraire, Egopodio, Eltroot, English Goatweed, Gout Herb, Goutwort, Ground Elder, Herb Gerard, Herbe de Saint-Gérard, Herbes-aux-Goutteux, Jack-Jump-About, Masterwort, Petite Angélique, Pigweed, Pied d’Aigle, Pied de Chèvre, Podagraire, Weyl Ash, White Ash.
Goutweed is a plant. People use the parts that grow above the ground for medicine.
Goutweed is used for rheumatic diseases. This is a disease category that includes autoimmune diseases and diseases that affect the joints and soft tissues. Gout and arthritis are examples of rheumatic diseases.
Goutweed is also used for hemorrhoids, as well as for kidney, bladder, and intestinal disorders.
There isn’t enough information to know how goutweed might work.
Insufficient Evidence for:
Gout and other rheumatic diseases.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of goutweed for these uses.
There isn’t enough information to know if goutweed is safe or what the possible side effects might be.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of goutweed during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
We currently have no information for GOUTWEED Interactions.