- What other names is Wafer Ash known by?
- What is Wafer Ash?
- How does Wafer Ash work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Wafer Ash.
People take wafer ash for stomach problems, gallstones, poor appetite, and joint and muscle pain (rheumatism). Some people also take it as a tonic.
Wafer ash is sometimes applied directly to the skin as a wound dressing.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Loss of appetite.
- Joint and muscle pain (rheumatism).
- Stomach problems.
- Wound dressings, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
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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Contact with the skin can cause the skin to become extra sensitive to the sun. This might increase the risk of getting sunburned and developing skin cancer. If you take wafer ash, wear sunblock and protective clothing outside, especially if you are light-skinned, and stay out of the sun as much as possible.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of wafer ash during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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