- What other names is Canadian Fleabane known by?
- What is Canadian Fleabane?
- How does Canadian Fleabane work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Canadian Fleabane.
People take Canadian fleabane for swollen airways (bronchitis), sore throat, fever, swelling (inflammation), bleeding from the uterus, fluid retention, urinary tract infections (UTIs), worm infections, tumors, and diarrhea. Canadian fleabane is also used to treat a skin disease called granuloma annulare.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Swelling (inflammation).
- Bleeding from the uterus.
- Sore throat.
- Urinary tract infections (UTIs).
- A skin disease called granuloma annulare.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of Canadian fleabane during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Canadian fleabane may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking Canadian fleabane.
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