- What other names is Mountain Laurel known by?
- What is Mountain Laurel?
- How does Mountain Laurel work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Mountain Laurel.
People apply mountain laurel directly to the affected area to treat ringworm of the scalp (tinea capitis), psoriasis, herpes, and syphilis.
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pain, cold sweats, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, numbness, dizziness, headache, fever, loss of vision, muscle weakness, serious heart and lung problems, death, and other severe side effects.
There isn't enough information to know if mountain laurel is safe when applied directly to the skin.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to take mountain laurel by mouth. There isn't enough information to know whether it is safe to apply mountain laurel to the skin. Don't use mountain laurel if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
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