DUCKWEED Overview Information
Duckweed is an herb. The whole fresh plant is used to make medicine.
People take duckweed for swelling (inflammation) of the upper airways, yellowed skin due to liver problems (jaundice), and arthritis.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information available to know how duckweed might work as a medicine.
- Swelling (inflammation) of the upper airways.
- Yellowed skin (jaundice).
- Other conditions.
DUCKWEED Side Effects & Safety
There isn't enough information available to know if duckweed 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 duckweed during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of duckweed 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 duckweed. 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.