Wood Anemone (Anemone Nemorosa)
Anémona de Bosque, Anémone des Bois, Anemone nemorosa, Anémone Sylvie, Crowfoot, Fleur de Vendredi Saint, Flor del Viento, Olor de Zorro, Pâquette, Smell Fox, Sylvie des Bois, Wind Flower.
Wood anemone is an herb that has been used in traditional Russian folk medicine. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.
People take wood anemone for stomach pains, delayed menstruation, gout, whooping cough, and asthma.
There isn’t enough information to know how wood anemone might work.
Insufficient Evidence for:
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of wood anemone for these uses.
Fresh wood anemone is UNSAFE to take by mouth or apply to the skin. It contains a chemical that can severely irritate the stomach and intestines. Eating freshly harvested plants can be fatal. Skin contact can cause slow-healing blisters and burns.
There isn’t enough information to know if the dried plant is safe.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It’s UNSAFE for anyone, including pregnant and breast-feeding women, to take fresh wood anemone by mouth or apply it to the skin. Not enough is known about the safety of using dried wood anemone. It’s best to avoid use.
We currently have no information for WOOD ANEMONE Interactions.