- What other names is Burning Bush known by?
- What is Burning Bush?
- How does Burning Bush work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Burning Bush.
Adiptam, Burnet Saxifrage, Dictame Blanc, Dictame Fraxinelle, Dictamnus albus, Dictamnus caucasicus, Dictamnus fraxinellus, Dictamo Blanco, Díctamo Blanco, Dittany, Fraxinella, Fraxinelle, Gas Plant, Herba Dictamni Herba.
Burning bush is a plant. People use the leaves and roots to make medicine.
Some people apply burning bush directly to the affected area (topically) for treating skin disorders such as wounds, eczema, bacterial infection (impetigo), swelling (inflammation), and an infection (scabies) caused by tiny lice-like insects; as well as for painful conditions such as joint pain caused by arthritis or rheumatism. Other topical uses include treatment of fever; excessive uterine bleeding; use as a sedative for adults and children; and use as a tonic.
Don't confuse this plant with wahoo, which is also referred to as burning bush. One of the ways to tell the difference is that this burning bush has a distinctive lemon or cinnamon scent, and its oil burns easily.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
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- Digestive problems.
- Urinary tract disorders.
- Genital tract disorders.
- Intestinal worms.
- Liver disease (hepatitis).
- Other conditions.
- Skin disorders such as eczema, swelling (inflammation), impetigo, and scabies.
- Other conditions.
There isn't enough information about burning bush to know how it might work.
There isn't enough information to know if burning bush is safe.
Some side effects are known. For example, burning bush can increase the risk of sunburn if it comes in contact with the skin.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of burning bush during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of burning bush 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 burning bush. 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.
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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