- What other names is Pear known by?
- What is Pear?
- How does Pear work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Pear.
People use pears for mild digestion problems, diarrhea, severe diarrhea (cholera), colic, constipation, fluid retention, and nausea. They also use pears for a hardened liver (liver sclerosis), spasms, tumors, and fever.
Some people apply pears directly to the skin as a drying agent.
In foods, pears are eaten as fresh or preserved fruit, and used in cooking.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Digestion problems.
- Liver disorders.
- Fluid retention.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Pears are safe in amounts found in food, but there's not enough information to know if they are safe in the larger amounts that are used as medicine. Stick with food amounts if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
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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