- What other names is Turkey Corn known by?
- What is Turkey Corn?
- How does Turkey Corn work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Turkey Corn.
corn is a plant. The fleshy root (tuber) is used to make medicine.
Despite serious safety concerns, people take turkey corn for digestion problems, urinary tract diseases, and skin rashes. Women take it for menstrual disorders.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Digestive problems.
- Menstrual disorders.
- Urinary tract diseases.
- Skin rashes.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Since turkey corn seems to be UNSAFE, it's best to avoid use, especially if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Interaction Rating: Moderate Be cautious with this combination.
Talk with your health provider.
Turkey corn might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." Taking turkey corn might decrease how well the body gets rid of lithium. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before using this product if you are taking lithium. Your lithium dose might need to be changed.
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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