Rabdosia Rubescens

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What other names is Rabdosia Rubescens known by?

Bing Ling Cao, Blushred Rabdosia, Dong Ling Cao, Isodon rubescens, Lui Yue Ling, Po Xue Cao, Rubescens, Sui Mi Ya.

What is Rabdosia Rubescens?

Rabdosia rubescens is an herb. The whole plant is used to make medicine.

People take Rabdosia rubescens for an enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia, BPH) and cancer, including prostate cancer.

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More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of Rabdosia rubescens for these uses.

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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How does Rabdosia Rubescens work?

Developing research suggests chemicals in Rabdosia rubescens might harm cancer cells and might also keep them from multiplying.

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information to know if Rabdosia rubescens is safe or what side effects may occur.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of Rabdosia rubescens during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Rabdosia Rubescens.

The appropriate dose of Rabdosia rubescens depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for Rabdosia rubescens. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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Reviewed on 3/29/2011 12:35:40 PM

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