- What other names is Wormseed known by?
- What is Wormseed?
- How does Wormseed work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Wormseed.
Despite serious safety concerns, wormseed is used to treat worm infections.
Don't confuse wormseed with chenopodium oil (wormseed oil), wormwood oil, or wormwood. Also, since wormseed is sometimes called "levant," avoid confusion with levant berry.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Treating worm infections.
- 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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diarrhea, vision problems, kidney problems, muscle twitching, and seizures.
Special Precautions & Warnings:It is UNSAFE for anyone to use wormseed, but some people have extra reasons not to use it:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Wormseed is UNSAFE to use because it is very poisonous.
Allergy to ragweed and related plants: Wormseed may cause an allergic reaction in people who are allergic to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking wormseed.
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