- What other names is American Adder's Tongue known by?
- What is American Adder's Tongue?
- How does American Adder's Tongue work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for American Adder's Tongue.
People typically apply American adder's tongue as a poultice to treat skin ulcers. A poultice is a cloth containing a warm, moist preparation of the leaves that is applied directly to the skin.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Skin ulcers.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of American adder's tongue during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Plant allergies: People who are allergic tulips, lilies, and related plants may also have an allergic reaction to American adder's tongue.
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011