Canarium commune, Canarium indicum, Canarium luzonicum, Elemi de Manille, Élémi, Élémi de Manille, Elemi Oleoresin, Elemi Resin, Manila Elemi, Oléorésine d'Élémi, Pimela luzonica, Résine d'Élémi.
Elemi is a tree. Its resin (gum) and oil are used to make medicine.
People take elemi is for treating stomach conditions and cough and as a stimulant.
In foods and beverages, elemi is used as a flavoring.
In manufacturing, elemi is used as a fragrance in cosmetics and soaps.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information to know how elemi might work.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Stomach conditions.
- 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).
The appropriate dose of elemi 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 elemi. 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.
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