How does Oregon Grape work?
The chemicals in Oregon grape might help fight bacterial and fungal infections. Oregon grape may also slow the production of excessive skin cells in diseases such as psoriasis.
Are there safety concerns?
An Oregon grape cream seems to be safe for most people when applied to the skin. It can cause some side effects such as itching
, burning, irritation, and allergic reactions.
There is not enough information to know if Oregon grape is safe when taken by mouth in medicinal amounts.
Oregon grape is UNSAFE in newborn infants.
Do not use Oregon grape if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.