- What other names is Mercury Herb known by?
- What is Mercury Herb?
- How does Mercury Herb work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Mercury Herb.
Despite serious safety concerns, mercury herb is used for treating constipation, fluid retention, swelling with pus, as well diseases of the stomach, intestines, and urinary tract.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Inflammation with pus.
- Fluid retention.
- Digestive tract diseases.
- Bladder and kidney diseases.
- Other conditions.
diarrhea, bladder problems, paralysis, liver and kidney failure, and death.
Special Precautions & Warnings:While mercury herb is UNSAFE for anyone to use, some people are especially sensitive to the toxic effects. Be particularly careful not to use mercury herb if you have one of the following conditions:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to use mercury herb if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. It contains chemicals that might harm the baby.
Plant allergies: Mercury herb pollen might cause allergic reactions, nose irritation, and asthma in some people who are sensitive to mercury herb and related plants. Some of these plants are Mercurialis annua and Olea europaea, Fraxinus elatior, Ricinus communis, Salsola kali, Parietaria judaica, and Artemisia vulgaris.
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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