CUDWEED Overview Information
Cudweed is an herb. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.
People use cudweed as a gargle or rinse for diseases of the mouth or throat.
Don’t confuse cudweed (Gnaphalium uliginosum) with cat's foot (Antennaria dioica), which is also known as cudweed. Also, don’t confuse cudweed (Gnaphalium uliginosum) with Pilosella officinarum; both are sometimes called mouse ear.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information to know how cudweed might work.
- Diseases of the mouth or throat, when used as a gargle or rinse.
- Other conditions.
CUDWEED Side Effects & Safety
It is not known if cudweed is safe or what the potential side effects might be.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of cudweed during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Allergy to ragweed and related plants: Cudweed may cause an allergic reaction in people who are allergic 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 cudweed.
The appropriate dose of cudweed 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 cudweed. 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.