Smooth Alder

What other names is Smooth Alder known by?

Aliso Liso, Alnus serrulata, Aulne Blanc, Aulne Lisse, Aulne Serrulé, Aulne Tendre, Hazel Alder, Tag Alder.

What is Smooth Alder?

Smooth alder is a tree. The bark is used to make medicine.

People take smooth alder is for sore throat and intestinal bleeding.

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More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of smooth alder for these uses.

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How does Smooth Alder work?

There isn't enough information to know how smooth alder might work.

Are there safety concerns?

It is not known if smooth alder is safe or what the possible side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

Dosing considerations for Smooth Alder.

The appropriate dose of smooth alder 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 smooth alder. 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.

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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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011