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CANADIAN FLEABANE

Other Names:

Butterweed, Canadian Horseweed, Canadian-Fleabane, Canadian Trailing Arbutus, Coltstail, Conyza du Canada, Conyza canadensis, Erígero de Canadá, Érigéron du Canada, Erigeron canadensis, Fausse Camomille, Flea Wort, Hierba Carnicera, Hogweed, Hor...
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CANADIAN FLEABANE Overview
CANADIAN FLEABANE Uses
CANADIAN FLEABANE Side Effects
CANADIAN FLEABANE Interactions
CANADIAN FLEABANE Dosing
CANADIAN FLEABANE Overview Information

Canadian fleabane is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used for medicine.

People take Canadian fleabane for swollen airways (bronchitis), sore throat, fever, swelling (inflammation), bleeding from the uterus, fluid retention, urinary tract infections (UTIs), worm infections, tumors, and diarrhea. Canadian fleabane is also used to treat a skin disease called granuloma annulare.

How does it work?

There isn’t enough information about Canadian fleabane to know how it might work.

CANADIAN FLEABANE Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

Insufficient Evidence for:

  • Bronchitis.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Worms.
  • Fever.
  • Swelling (inflammation).
  • Bleeding from the uterus.
  • Sore throat.
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs).
  • Tumors.
  • A skin disease called granuloma annulare.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of Canadian fleabane for these uses.


CANADIAN FLEABANE Side Effects & Safety

There isn't enough information available to know if Canadian fleabane is safe.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of Canadian fleabane during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Canadian fleabane may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking Canadian fleabane.

CANADIAN FLEABANE Interactions What is this?

We currently have no information for CANADIAN FLEABANE Interactions

CANADIAN FLEABANE Dosing

The appropriate dose of Canadian fleabane 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 Canadian fleabane. 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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