- What other names is Chive known by?
- What is Chive?
- How does Chive work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Chive.
People take chive to expel parasitic worms.
In foods, chive is used commonly as a flavoring.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Removing parasitic worms.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Chive seems to be safe in amounts found in food, but there's not enough information to know if it is safe in the larger amounts that are used as medicine. Stay on the safe side and avoid using chive as medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
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