What other names is Kamala known by?

Kamcela, Kameela, Lotus Sacré, Mallotus, Mallotus philippensis, Rottiera Tinctoria, Spoonwood.

What is Kamala?

Kamala is a plant. Parts of the fruit are used to make medicine.

People take kamala for getting rid of tapeworms in the intestine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Tapeworm.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of kamala for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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