Agrimony is a genus of herb in the family Rosaceae. It includes three species: Agrimonia eupatoria, Agrimonia pilosa, and Agrimonia procera. Historically, it was thought to have medicinal value.

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... Usually, agrimony is taken by mouth to treat diarrhea and upset stomach. Because it contains tannins, which have astringent properties, agrimony may help to shrink and tighten the top layers of skin or mucous membranes and also to reduce secretions. Both of these effects may give agrimony some ability to treat minor gastrointestinal irritation. Historically, agrimony has been taken orally to treat diabetes. In recent animal studies, it has shown some effectiveness for lowering blood sugar, apparently by increasing the production of insulin. Oral agrimony may also reduce blood pressure slightly – especially in high doses. All of these uses are based mostly on tradition, however. No scientific studies of humans have been conducted to confirm or deny them. ...
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