- What other names is Woodbine known by?
- What is Woodbine?
- How does Woodbine work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Woodbine.
Despite serious safety concerns, people take woodbine for skin sores, cuts, and itching. They also take it for kidney disease (nephrosis) and fluid retention, tumors and cancer, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), fever, ulcers, constipation, tuberculosis, and swollen lymph nodes in the neck (cervical lymphadenitis).
Don't confuse woodbine (Clematis virginiana) with American ivy, gelsemium, or honeysuckle. All of these plants are also known as woodbine.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Skin sores.
- Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
- Kidney problems.
- Fluid retention.
- Other conditions.
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Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Woodbine is UNSAFE for anyone to take by mouth as medicine or apply to the skin. If you use it while pregnant or breast-feeding, you will endanger yourself as well as your baby. Don't use it.
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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