AMERICAN SPIKENARD Overview Information
American spikenard is a plant. The root is used to make medicine.
People take American spikenard for colds, chronic coughs, asthma, and arthritis. It is also used to loosen chest congestion, boost tissue regrowth, and promote sweating.
Some people apply American spikenard directly to the skin as an alternative to sarsaparilla for treating skin diseases.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information to know how American spikenard works.
- Promoting sweating.
- Skin diseases, when applied directly.
- Other conditions.
AMERICAN SPIKENARD Side Effects & Safety
There isn't enough information to know if American spikenard is safe. If applied directly to the skin, it might be irritating.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It’s UNSAFE to use American spikenard if you are pregnant. It’s also best to avoid using it if you are breast-feeding, since there isn’t enough information to know whether or not it is safe for a nursing infant.
AMERICAN SPIKENARD Dosing
The appropriate dose of American spikenard 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 spikenard. 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.