Avoid confusion with Silphium laciniatum, also known as rosinweed. There is very little scientific information about this product. Our staff is continually analyzing the available information on natural medicines and will add data here as it becomes available.
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Safety Safety definitions
Pregnancy And Lactation: Insufficient reliable information available; avoid using.
Effectiveness Effectiveness definitions
There is insufficient reliable information available about the effectiveness of cup plant.
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Mechanism of action
The applicable part of cup plant is the root. Cup plant is stated to have tonic and diaphoretic effects (18).
|18||Gruenwald J, Brendler T, Jaenicke C. PDR for Herbal Medicines. 1st ed. Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics Company, Inc., 1998.|