BROOKLIME Overview Information
Brooklime is a plant. People use the juice as medicine.
Brooklime is used for reducing urine output; and for treating constipation, liver complaints, severe diarrhea (dysentery), lung infection, and bleeding gums.
Don’t confuse brooklime with black root (Leptandra virginica) or veronica (Veronica officinalis). All three plants are sometimes called “speedwell.”
How does it work?
There isn’t enough information to know how brooklime might work.
- Reducing urine output.
- Liver complaints.
- Severe diarrhea (dysentery).
- Lung infection.
- Bleeding gums.
- Other conditions.
Moderate Interaction Be cautious with this combination
- Lithium interacts with BROOKLIME
Brooklime might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." Taking brooklime 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.
The appropriate dose of brooklime depends on several factors such as the user’s age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for brooklime. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.