- What other names is Simaruba known by?
- What is Simaruba?
- How does Simaruba work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Simaruba.
People take simaruba for diarrhea, dysentery, malaria, water retention (edema), fever, and stomach upset. It is also used as a tonic. Women use it to cause abortion.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Water retention (edema).
- Stomach upset.
- Causing an abortion.
- Other conditions.
vomiting when used in large amounts.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to use simaruba if you are pregnant. It might cause an abortion.
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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