- What other names is Goutweed known by?
- What is Goutweed?
- How does Goutweed work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Goutweed.
Goutweed is used for rheumatic diseases. This is a disease category that includes autoimmune diseases and diseases that affect the joints and soft tissues. Gout and arthritis are examples of rheumatic diseases.
Goutweed is also used for hemorrhoids, as well as for kidney, bladder, and intestinal disorders.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Gout and other rheumatic diseases.
- Kidney disorders.
- Bladder disorders.
- Intestinal disorders.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of goutweed 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