- What other names is Mouse Ear known by?
- What is Mouse Ear?
- How does Mouse Ear work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Mouse Ear.
People take mouse ear for asthma, bronchitis, coughs, and whooping cough. It is also used to treat fluid retention, intestinal gas, and colic; and to promote sweating.
Mouse ear is sometimes applied directly to the skin for wounds.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Whooping cough.
- Fluid retention.
- Intestinal gas.
- Increasing sweating.
- Wounds, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of mouse ear during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Mouse ear may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking mouse ear.
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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