cudweed is an herb. the components that develop above the floor are used to make medication.
human beings use cudweed as a gargle or rinse for illnesses of the mouth or throat.
don't confuse cudweed (gnaphalium uliginosum) with cat's foot (antennaria dioica), which is likewise referred to as cudweed. additionally, don't confuse cudweed (gnaphalium uliginosum) with pilosella officinarum; each are from time to time known as mouse ear.
cotton dawes, cotton weed, cotonnière des fanges, dysentery weed, everlasting, filaginella uliginosa, gnaphale, gnaphale des fanges, gnaphale des marais, gnaphale des mares, gnaphale des vases, gnaphalium uliginosum, immortelle des vases, mouse ear, wartwort.
insufficient proof to charge effectiveness for:
diseases of the mouth or throat, when used as a gargle or rinse.
greater evidence is needed to charge the effectiveness of cudweed for those uses.