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YELLOW TOADFLAX

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Brideweed, Butter and Eggs, Buttered Hayhocks, Calves' Snout, Churnstaff, Devil's Head, Devil's Ribbon, Doggies, Dragon-Bushes, Eggs and Bacon, Eggs and Collops, Flaxweed, Fluelli, Gallwort, Gueule-de-Lion, Larkspur Lion's Mouth, Linaire Commune...
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YELLOW TOADFLAX Overview
YELLOW TOADFLAX Uses
YELLOW TOADFLAX Side Effects
YELLOW TOADFLAX Interactions
YELLOW TOADFLAX Dosing
YELLOW TOADFLAX Overview Information

Yellow toadflax is an herb. The whole plant is used to make medicine.

People take yellow toadflax for digestive and urinary tract disorders. It is also used to reduce swelling, relieve water retention by increasing urine production (as a diuretic), and cause sweating.

Some people apply yellow toadflax directly to the skin for hemorrhoids, wounds, skin rashes, and foot ulcers.

How does it work?

There isn't enough information to know how yellow toadflax might work.

YELLOW TOADFLAX Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

Insufficient Evidence for:

  • Digestive tract problems.
  • Urinary tract problems.
  • Reducing swelling.
  • Use as a “water pill” (diuretic).
  • Hemorrhoids, when applied to the skin.
  • Wounds, when applied to the skin.
  • Skin rashes, when applied to the skin.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of yellow toadflax for these uses.


YELLOW TOADFLAX Side Effects & Safety

There isn't enough information to know whether yellow toadflax 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 yellow toadflax during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

YELLOW TOADFLAX Interactions What is this?

We currently have no information for YELLOW TOADFLAX Interactions

YELLOW TOADFLAX Dosing

The appropriate dose of yellow toadflax 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 yellow toadflax. 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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