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- What is Herb Robert?
- How does Herb Robert work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Herb Robert.
Herb Robert is used for diarrhea; to improve functioning of the liver and gallbladder; to reduce swelling (inflammation) of the kidney, bladder, and gallbladder; and to prevent the formation of stones in the kidney, bladder, or gallbladder.
Some people use Herb Robert as a mouthwash or gargle. The fresh leaves are chewed to relieve sore mouth and throat.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Treating diarrhea.
- Improving liver and gallbladder function.
- Reducing swelling of the kidney, bladder, and gallbladder.
- Preventing formation of stones in the kidney, bladder, or gallbladder.
- Treating sore mouth and throat, when the fresh leaves are chewed.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of Herb Robert 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