CLOWN'S MUSTARD PLANT Overview Information
Clown's mustard plant is an herb. People use the leaves, stem, roots, and seeds to make medicine.
Clown's mustard plant is used for digestion problems such as heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), stomach discomfort (gastritis), and bloating. It is also used for gout, muscle and joint aches and pains (rheumatism), rapid heartbeat, asthma, bronchitis, and fluid retention (edema).
How does it work?
Early research suggests clown's mustard plant might increase contractions in the small intestine, which helps move food through the digestive tract.
Possibly Effective for:
- Heartburn, when a combination of clown's mustard plant and several other herbs is used. The combination (Iberogast, Medical Futures, Inc) includes clown's mustard plant plus peppermint leaf, German chamomile, caraway, licorice, milk thistle, celandine, angelica, and lemon balm. Taking this product reduces the amount of stomach acid in the throat (acid reflux), stomach pain, cramping, nausea, and vomiting.
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
- Muscle and joint aches and pains (rheumatism).
- Rapid heartbeat.
- Other conditions.
CLOWN'S MUSTARD PLANT Side Effects & Safety
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of clown's mustard plant during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
CLOWN'S MUSTARD PLANT Dosing
The following doses have been studied in scientific research:
- For heartburn: A specific combination product containing clown's mustard plant (Iberogast, Medical Futures, Inc) and several other herbs has been used in a dose of 1 mL three times daily for 4 weeks.