- What other names is Chervil known by?
- What is Chervil?
- How does Chervil work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Chervil.
Chervil is used for fluid retention, cough, digestion problems, and high blood pressure.
Juice from fresh chervil is used for gout, pockets of infection (abscesses), and a skin condition called eczema.
In foods and beverages, chervil is used as a flavoring.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Digestive disorders.
- High blood pressure.
- Pockets of infection (abscesses).
- 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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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's LIKELY UNSAFE to use chervil in medicinal amounts if you are pregnant. It contains chemicals that might cause a change (mutation) in the genes of the developing fetus.
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011