- What other names is Duckweed known by?
- What is Duckweed?
- How does Duckweed work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Duckweed.
People take duckweed for swelling (inflammation) of the upper airways, yellowed skin due to liver problems (jaundice), and arthritis.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Swelling (inflammation) of the upper airways.
- Yellowed skin (jaundice).
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of duckweed during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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