- What other names is Hedge-hyssop known by?
- What is Hedge-hyssop?
- How does Hedge-hyssop work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Hedge-hyssop.
Gratiola, Gratiola officinalis, Gratiole, Gratiole Officinale, Gratiole de Virginie, Hedge Hyssop, Herbe à Pauvre Homme, Herbe au Pauvre Homme.
Hedge-hyssop is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Treating liver disorders.
- Removing parasites from the intestines.
- Emptying the bowels.
- Increasing urination.
- Other conditions.
There isn't enough information to know how hedge-hyssop might work as a medicine.
Hedge-hyssop is considered to be UNSAFE. It is poisonous if too much is taken. Hedge-hyssop can cause vomiting, bloody diarrhea, stomach pain, increased urine followed by the inability to urinate, spasms, paralysis, blood circulation failure (circulatory collapse), and death.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Hedge-hyssop is UNSAFE for anyone, including pregnant and breast-feeding women, to take. Avoid use.
The appropriate dose of hedge-hyssop 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 hedge-hyssop. 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.
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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