- What other names is Queen's Delight known by?
- What is Queen's Delight?
- How does Queen's Delight work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Queen's Delight.
Despite serious safety concerns, people take queen's delight to treat liver disease, gallbladder disorders, skin diseases, constipation, bronchitis, and hoarseness (laryngitis). It is also used to cause vomiting and as a "blood purifier."
Some people apply queen's delight directly to the affected area to treat skin diseases and hemorrhoids.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Digestive disorders.
- "Blood purification."
- Liver disease.
- Gallbladder disease.
- Causing vomiting.
- Hemorrhoids, when applied directly.
- Skin diseases, when applied directly.
- Other conditions.
cancer. It might also activate viruses harbored in the body.
Queen's delight is very irritating and can cause swelling wherever it comes in contact with the body such as the skin, mouth, throat, and digestive tract. It can also cause vomiting, diarrhea, and nausea. In large amounts, queen's delight may cause a burning sensation of the mouth and throat, painful urination, aches and pains, itching, rash, cough, depression, fatigue, and sweating.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to take queen's delight by mouth if you are pregnant or breast-feeding, especially if you are using fresh root instead of dried root. It's also UNSAFE to apply queen's delight directly to the skin.
Stomach and intestinal (gastrointestinal, GI) conditions: Don't use queen's delight if you have GI irritation or swelling (inflammation), nausea, or vomiting.
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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