- What other names is Logwood known by?
- What is Logwood?
- How does Logwood work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Logwood.
Logwood is used to treat diarrhea and excessive bleeding (hemorrhage). It is also used as a drying agent (astringent).
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Excessive bleeding (hemorrhage).
- Use as a drying agent.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of logwood 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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