Nikko Maple

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What other names is Nikko Maple known by?

Acer nikoense, Arce Nikoense, Érable de Nikko, Megusurinoki.

What is Nikko Maple?

Nikko maple is a tree. The bark is used to make medicine.

People take nikko maple for eye diseases and liver disorders.

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More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of nikko maple 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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How does Nikko Maple work?

Preliminary research suggests nikko maple might decrease swelling (inflammation). It might also kill cancer cells in test tubes.

Are there safety concerns?

It is not known if nikko maple is safe or what the possible side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of nikko maple during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Nikko Maple.

The appropriate dose of nikko maple depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for nikko maple. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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Reviewed on 3/29/2011 12:35:40 PM

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