- What other names is Mentzelia known by?
- What is Mentzelia?
- How does Mentzelia work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Mentzelia.
Anguraté, Mentzelia cordifolia, Mentzélie.
Mentzelia is a plant. The branch tips, stems, and roots are used to make medicine.
People take mentzelia for a wide range of stomach problems. These include stomach pain, “acid stomach,” stomach spasms, “nervous stomach,” feeling of fullness, upset stomach, stomach irritation due to drinking alcohol, and “weak digestion.”
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Stomach problems including pain, spasms, acidity, irritation, and others.
- Other conditions.
There isn't enough information to know how mentzelia might work as a medicine.
There isn't enough information to know if mentzelia is safe or what the possible side effects might be.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of mentzelia during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of mentzelia depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for mentzelia. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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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