- What other names is Spanish Broom known by?
- What is Spanish Broom?
- How does Spanish Broom work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Spanish Broom.
People take Spanish broom for constipation and fluid retention.
In foods and beverages, Spanish broom is used as flavoring.
In manufacturing, Spanish broom is used as a fragrance in soaps and cosmetics.
Be careful not to confuse Spanish broom with similar sounding natural products such as butcher's broom, Scotch broom flower, and Scotch broom herb.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Fluid retention.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It might be UNSAFE to use Spanish broom if you are pregnant. Spanish broom contains a chemical called sparteine, which could start your menstrual period. This might cause a miscarriage. Some manufacturers try to remove sparteine from their products, but it's best to stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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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