- What other names is Moneywort known by?
- What is Moneywort?
- How does Moneywort work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Moneywort.
People take moneywort to treat diarrhea, increase the flow of saliva, and loosen mucus so it can be coughed up.
Moneywort is sometimes applied directly to the skin as a gel, ointment, or drops to treat eczema, kill bacteria, and dry the skin (as an astringent).
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Increasing saliva.
- Loosening mucus (as an expectorant) .
- Skin problems such as eczema, when applied to the skin.
- Killing bacteria, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
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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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of moneywort during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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