Common Names: Agrimonia, Agrimonia Eupatoria, Aigremoine, Common Agrimony, Church Steeples, Churchsteeples, Cockeburr, Cocklebur, Da Hua Long Ya Cao, Fragrant Agrimony, Herba Agrimoniae, Philanthropos, Sticklewort.
Scientific Name: Agrimonia Eupatoria
Common Uses: Diarrhea, Irritable Bowel syndrome (IBS), Sore throat, Upset stomach. Wound Treatment and Eye Irritations
*Warnings: Agrimony might be UNSAFE during pregnancy because it affects the menstrual cycle, Surgery: Agrimony might affect blood sugar levels, so there is a concern that it might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using agrimony at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery. Agrimony seems to be safe for most adults when used short-term. But large amounts of agrimony might be unsafe because it contains chemicals called tannins. Agrimony can make some people’s skin extra sensitive to sunlight and more likely to burn.
Origin: The plant is indigenous to middle and northern Europe, temperate Asia and North America.