- What other names is Poplar known by?
- What is Poplar?
- How does Poplar work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Poplar.
Poplar is used as an ingredient in herbal cough medicines. It is also used to loosen chest congestion and as a stimulant.
Some people apply poplar directly to the skin for sores, bruises, cuts, pimples, external hemorrhoids, frostbite, and sunburn.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Chest congestion.
- Minor skin injuries, when applied directly.
- Hemorrhoids, when applied directly.
- Frostbite, when applied directly.
- Sunburn, when applied directly.
- Other conditions.
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allergic skin reactions in some people.
The safety of taking poplar by mouth is unknown.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking poplar if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Allergies to aspirin or similar medications, a honeybee product called propolis, or Peru balsam: Don't use poplar if you are allergic to any of these.
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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