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    ALBIZIA

    Other Names:

    Acacia julibrissin, Acacia mollis, Albizia julibrissin, Arbre de Sois, Federbaum, He Huan Hua, He Huan Pi, Jagwinamu, Mimosa, Mimosa arborea, Mimosa julibrissin, Nemu No Ki, Pink Siris, Plenk Siris, Schlafbaum, Schmirmakazie, Silk Tree, Silkestr...
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    ALBIZIA Overview
    ALBIZIA Uses
    ALBIZIA Side Effects
    ALBIZIA Interactions
    ALBIZIA Dosing
    ALBIZIA Overview Information

    Albizia is an herb that was originally grown in southern and eastern Asia. The flowers and stem bark are used to make medicine.

    Albizia is taken by mouth for anxiety, cancer, depression, sleep problems (insomnia), and sore throat; to improve mood; and to reduce swelling associated with trauma.

    Albizia is applied to the skin to treat insect bites, skin infections (boils and abscesses), ulcers, fractures, and sprains.

    How does it work?

    The chemicals in albizia have calming, sleep inducing, anticancer, and antioxidant effects.

    ALBIZIA Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

    Insufficient Evidence for:

    More evidence is needed to rate albizia for these uses.


    ALBIZIA Side Effects & Safety

    It is not known if albizia is safe. But albizia might cause too much sleepiness.

    Special Precautions & Warnings:

    Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking albizia if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and don't use it.

    Surgery: Albizia might affect the central nervous system. It might increase the effects of anesthesia and other medications on the brain during and after surgery. Stop taking passionflower at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.

    ALBIZIA Interactions What is this?

    We currently have no information for ALBIZIA Interactions

    ALBIZIA Dosing

    The appropriate dose of albizia 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 albizia. 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.

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