Taumelloolch

What other names is Taumelloolch known by?

Bearded Darnel, Cheat, Cizaña, Darnel, Drake, Espantapájaros, Herbe à Couteau, Herbe d'Ivrogne, Ivraie Annuelle, Ivraie Enivrante, Lolium temulentum, Ray-Grass, Tare.

What is Taumelloolch?

Taumelloolch is a plant. The seeds are used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, people take taumelloolch for painful conditions such as migraine and other headaches, nerve pain, muscle and joint pain (rheumatism), sciatica, and toothache. They also take it for uncontrolled bleeding (hemorrhage) and nosebleeds.

Some people use taumelloolch for infections such as "blood poisoning," leprosy, and meningitis.

Other uses include treatment of tumors, cancer, cysts, dizziness, eczema, gangrene, sleeplessness, movement disorders, difficulty controlling urination, stomach cramps, and colic.

Taumelloolch is sometimes applied directly to the skin in a warm compress (poultice) to treat skin diseases and broken bones and to draw out splinters.

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

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How does Taumelloolch work?

Taumelloolch contains a chemical that might act as a pain reliever.

Are there safety concerns?

Taumelloolch is UNSAFE to take by mouth and is considered a poison. It can cause side effects such as confusion, weakness, dizziness, enlarged pupils, headache, trembling, vision and speech disorders, vomiting, delirium, and death.

There isn't enough information to know whether taumelloolch can be safely applied to the skin.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE for anyone, especially pregnant or breast-feeding women, to take taumelloolch. It contains poisonous chemicals.

Dosing considerations for Taumelloolch.

The appropriate dose of taumelloolch 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 taumelloolch. 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