SAMPHIRE Overview Information
Samphire is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used as medicine.
People take samphire to treat and prevent scurvy, a disease caused by a lack of vitamin C.
How does it work?
Samphire contains vitamin C, which is used to treat and prevent scurvy.
- Scurvy, a vitamin-C deficiency disease.
- Other conditions.
SAMPHIRE Side Effects & Safety
Samphire might be safe for most people, but the possible side effects are unknown.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of samphire during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Moderate Interaction Be cautious with this combination
- Lithium interacts with SAMPHIRE
Samphire might have an effect like a water pill or "diuretic." Taking samphire might decrease how well the body gets rid of lithium. This could increase how much lithium is in the body and result in serious side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before using this product if you are taking lithium. Your lithium dose might need to be changed.
The appropriate dose of samphire 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 samphire. 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.