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AMERICAN BITTERSWEET

Other Names:

Bourreau des Arbres, Célastre du Canada, Célastre Grimpant, Celastrus scandens, Falsa Dulcamara, False Bittersweet, Waxwork.

AMERICAN BITTERSWEET Overview
AMERICAN BITTERSWEET Uses
AMERICAN BITTERSWEET Side Effects
AMERICAN BITTERSWEET Interactions
AMERICAN BITTERSWEET Dosing
AMERICAN BITTERSWEET Overview Information

American bittersweet is a plant. Its root and bark are used to make medicine.

People take American bittersweet for arthritis, fluid retention, and liver disorders. Women take it for menstrual disorders. Some people use it to cause sweating.

How does it work?

There isn't enough information to know how American bittersweet might work.

AMERICAN BITTERSWEET Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

Insufficient Evidence for:

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of American bittersweet for these uses.


AMERICAN BITTERSWEET Side Effects & Safety

There isn't enough information available to know if American bittersweet is safe or what the possible side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

AMERICAN BITTERSWEET Interactions What is this?

We currently have no information for AMERICAN BITTERSWEET Interactions

AMERICAN BITTERSWEET Dosing

The appropriate dose of American bittersweet 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 American bittersweet. 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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