- What other names is Hydrangea known by?
- What is Hydrangea?
- How does Hydrangea work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Hydrangea.
Hydrangea is used for urinary tract problems such as infections of the bladder, urethra and prostate; enlarged prostate; and kidney stones. It is also used for hay fever.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Enlarged prostate.
- Prostate infections.
- Bladder infections.
- Urethral infections.
- Kidney stones.
- Hay fever.
- Other conditions.
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nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, and chest tightness.
It's LIKELY UNSAFE to use more than 2 grams of dried hydrangea rhizome/root at a time. It is also LIKELY UNSAFE to use hydrangea for long period of time.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking hydrangea if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.
Hydrangea might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." Taking hydrangea might decrease how well the body gets rid of lithium. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before using this product if you are taking lithium. Your lithium dose might need to be changed.
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