- What other names is Arum known by?
- What is Arum?
- How does Arum work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Arum.
Despite serious safety concerns, arum is used for colds and swelling (inflammation) of the throat. It is also used to promote sweating and to loosen chest congestion.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Throat swelling (inflammation).
- Loosening chest congestion.
- Promoting sweating.
- Other conditions.
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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swollen tongue. These chemicals can also cause bloody vomiting and bloody diarrhea, which are signs of dangerous bleeding inside the body.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to take arum by mouth if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. It contains poisonous chemicals. Don't use it.
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011