- What other names is Fool's Parsley known by?
- What is Fool's Parsley?
- How does Fool's Parsley work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Fool's Parsley.
Despite serious safety concerns, people take fool's parsley for stomach and intestinal problems, cholera, diarrhea, and seizures (convulsions).
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Fool's parsley got its name because it looks a lot like young garden parsley. Be careful not to confuse the two, since fool's parsley is poisonous.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It is UNSAFE for anyone, including pregnant and breast-feeding women, to use fool's parsley.
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