- What other names is Nasturtium known by?
- What is Nasturtium?
- How does Nasturtium work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Nasturtium.
People take nasturtium in combination with other herbs for urinary tract infections (UTIs), swollen airways, cough, and bronchitis.
Nasturtium is sometimes applied directly to the skin in combination with other herbs for mild muscular pain.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Urinary tract infections (UTIs).
- Mild muscle pain, when applied directly 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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There isn't enough information to know if nasturtium is safe when taken by mouth. It can cause stomach upset, kidney damage, and other side effects.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of nasturtium during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Children: Nasturtium is UNSAFE for children when taken by mouth. There isn't enough information to know if nasturtium might be safe for children when applied to the skin.
Stomach or intestinal ulcers: Don't take nasturtium if you have stomach or intestinal ulcers. It's UNSAFE for you to use.
Kidney disease: Don't take nasturtium if you have kidney disease. It's UNSAFE for you to use.
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