- What other names is Chervil known by?
- What is Chervil?
- How does Chervil work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Chervil.
Anthriscus cerefolium, Anthriscus longirostris, Cerefolio, Cerfeuil, Cerfeuil Commun, Cerfeuil Cultivé, Cerfeuil des Jardins, Garden Chervil, Herbe Aiguillée, Perifolio, Perifollo, Persil d'Âne, Persil d'Anis, Salad Chervil, Scandix cerefolium.
Chervil is an herb. People use the leaves and dried flowering parts, as well as the juice, to make medicine.
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.
Chervil is a good source of calcium and potassium. There isn't enough information available to understand how chervil might work.
Chervil and chervil extracts are LIKELY SAFE in food amounts. However, there isn't enough information to know if chervil is safe in medicinal amounts, which are typically higher.
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.
The appropriate dose of chervil for use as treatment 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 chervil. 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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