- What other names is Avens known by?
- What is Avens?
- How does Avens work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Avens.
Avens is used to treat diarrhea, colitis, uterine bleeding, and fevers.
In foods, avens is used as a flavoring.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Uterine bleeding.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Avens might be UNSAFE to take if you are pregnant. It seems to affect the menstrual cycle, and this might cause a miscarriage.
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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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011