AMBRETTE Overview Information
Ambrette is a plant. The seed of the plant, typically prepared as a tea, is used to make medicine.
Ambrette is used for stomach and intestinal disorders with cramps, loss of appetite, and stomach cancer.
It is also used for headaches, muscle spasms, hysteria, gonorrhea, and lung problems.
Some people use it as a stimulant. It has also been used to treat snakebites.
In foods, ambrette is an ingredient in vermouths, bitters, and other products.
In manufacturing, ambrette is used in perfumes, soaps, detergents, creams, and lotions. It has a musky fragrance.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information to know how ambrette works.
- Stomach cramps.
- Poor appetite.
- Stomach cancer.
- Lung problems.
- Other conditions.
AMBRETTE Side Effects & Safety
Ambrette seems safe when used in amounts found in foods. The safety of taking larger amounts by mouth is unknown.
Ambrette might also be safe when a small amount of the dilute oil is used on the skin. In some people, ambrette can cause skin irritation.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the safety of using ambrette during pregnancy. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
It might be UNSAFE for nursing mothers to take ambrette by mouth or apply it to the skin. Ambrette seems to stay in mother’s milk, but the importance of this is unknown.
The appropriate dose of ambrette 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 ambrette. 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.