- What other names is Cat's Foot known by?
- What is Cat's Foot?
- How does Cat's Foot work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Cat's Foot.
People take cat's foot to treat intestinal disease and water retention.
Be careful not to confuse cat's foot with cat's claw or with ground ivy, which is sometimes called cat's foot.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Intestinal disease.
- Water retention.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of cat's foot during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Cat's foot 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 cat's foot.
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