- What other names is Schizonepeta known by?
- What is Schizonepeta?
- How does Schizonepeta work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Schizonepeta.
Schizonepeta is used for the common cold, fever, sore throat, and heavy menstrual periods. It is also used for skin disorders including eczema, allergic rashes, and psoriasis.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Eczema. Scientific studies have shown mixed results. Some research shows that schizonepeta in combination with 9 other herbs (Zemaphyte) might reduce redness and irritation. However, other research shows no effect.
- Common cold.
- Sore throat.
- Heavy menstrual bleeding.
- 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 schizonepeta during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Liver disease: There is a concern that schizonepeta might make liver disease worse. Don't use it if you have a liver problem.
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