- What other names is Horsemint known by?
- What is Horsemint?
- How does Horsemint work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Horsemint.
People take horsemint for digestion problems, including gas. Women take it to start their menstrual periods or treat painful periods. Horsemint is also used as a stimulant.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Digestion problems.
- Intestinal gas (flatulence).
- Painful or abnormal menstruation (dysmenorrhea).
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It is UNSAFE to take horsemint if you are pregnant. It could start your period, and that could cause a miscarriage. There isn't enough information to know whether it is safe to use horsemint if you are 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