- What other names is Elemi known by?
- What is Elemi?
- How does Elemi work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Elemi.
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.
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).
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of elemi during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011