- What other names is Reed Herb known by?
- What is Reed Herb?
- How does Reed Herb work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Reed Herb.
People take reed herb tea for digestion problems, diabetes, leukemia, and breast cancer.
Some people put reed herb directly on the skin to treat insect bites.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Digestive disorders.
- Breast cancer.
- Insect bites, when applied 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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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of reed herb during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.
Reed herb might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." Taking reed herb might decrease how well the body gets rid of lithium. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before using this product if you are taking lithium. Your lithium dose might need to be changed.
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