- What other names is Coolwort known by?
- What is Coolwort?
- How does Coolwort work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Coolwort.
People take coolwort tea for urinary tract problems including bladder stones and other bladder diseases; and for digestive disorders including indigestion and heartburn. Coolwort is also used for fluid retention and as a tonic.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Urinary tract problems.
- Bladder diseases.
- Bladder stones.
- Digestive disorders.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of coolwort during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
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Coolwort might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." Taking coolwort might decrease how well the body gets rid of lithium. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before using this product if you are taking lithium. Your lithium dose might need to be changed.
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