- What other names is Madder known by?
- What is Madder?
- How does Madder work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Madder.
Despite serious safety concerns, people take madder by mouth for preventing and dissolving kidney stones, as well as and for treating general menstrual disorders, and urinary tract disorders, blood disorders, bruises, jaundice, paralysis, spleen disorders, and sciatica. It is also used to promote urination, as an aphrodiasiac, and as a tonic.
Madder is also applied to the skin for certain skin conditions and to promote wound healing.
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- Kidney stones.
- Menstrual problems.
- Urinary problems.
- Blood disorders.
- Spleen disorders.
- Pain along the sciatic nerve (sciatica).
- Wound healing.
- Other conditions.
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cancer. Madder can also cause urine, saliva, perspiration, tears, and breast milk to turn red in color.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to take madder by mouth if you are pregnant. It might start your menstrual period and that could cause a miscarriage. Madder might also cause birth defects.
It's also UNSAFE to use madder if you are breast-feeding. It might harm the nursing baby, and it might turn breast milk red.
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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