How does Isatis work?

Isatis might have antibacterial and antiviral activity, as well as fever-reducing, anti-inflammatory, and cancer-fighting activity.

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information to know if isatis is safe.

Do not use isatis if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You are allergic to aspirin.

Dosing considerations for Isatis.

The following dose has been studied in scientific research:

  • For scaly, itchy skin (psoriasis): A specific product containing a chemical in isatis called indigo naturalis as an oil extract (Lindioil), applied in doses of 0.05-0.01 mL to nail folds and the skin beneath the edge of the nail twice daily for 24 weeks, has been used.

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