EASTERN RED CEDAR Overview Information
Eastern red cedar is a tree. The bark, berries, leaves, seeds, and twigs are used for medicine.
People take Eastern red cedar for cough, bronchitis, joint pain (rheumatism), venereal warts, and skin rash.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information to know how Eastern red cedar might work as a medicine.
- Joint pain (rheumatism).
- Venereal warts.
- Skin rash.
- Other conditions.
EASTERN RED CEDAR Side Effects & Safety
There is not enough information to know if Eastern red cedar is safe.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Eastern red cedar is UNSAFE to use during pregnancy. Don’t use it.
Minor Interaction Be watchful with this combination
- Sedative medications (Barbiturates) interacts with EASTERN RED CEDAR
Medications that cause sleepiness and drowsiness are called sedatives. Eastern red cedar seems to decrease the effectiveness of some sedative medications. But is it not clear why this interaction occurs.
Some sedative medications include clonazepam (Klonopin), lorazepam (Ativan), phenobarbital (Donnatal), zolpidem (Ambien), and others.
EASTERN RED CEDAR Dosing
The appropriate dose of Eastern red cedar 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 Eastern red cedar. 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.