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SANICLE

Other Names:

European Sanicle, Herbe aux Charpentiers, Herbe aux Chênes, Herbe de Saint Laurent, Herbe aux Vaches, Poolroot, Sanicle d’Europe, Sanícula, Sanicula europaea, Saniculae Herba, Sanicule, Self-Heal, Wood Sanicle.

SANICLE Overview
SANICLE Uses
SANICLE Side Effects
SANICLE Interactions
SANICLE Dosing
SANICLE Overview Information

Sanicle is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used as medicine.

People take sanicle for swollen airways (bronchitis) and cough.

Be careful not to confuse sanicle (Sanicula europaea) with Prunella vulgaris, both of which are known as “self-heal.” Also be careful not to confuse Sanicula europaea with Astrantia major, both of which are known as “sanicle.”

How does it work?

Sanicle seems to thin mucus to make it easier to cough up.

SANICLE Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

Insufficient Evidence for:

  • Cough.
  • Swollen airways (bronchitis).
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of sanicle for these uses.


SANICLE Side Effects & Safety

Sanicle appears to be safe for most people. In large amounts, it may cause some side effects including stomach upset, nausea, and vomiting.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of sanicle during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Diarrhea: Sanicle contains caffeine. The caffeine in sanicle, especially when taken in large amounts, can worsen diarrhea.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): Sanicle contains caffeine. The caffeine in sanicle, especially when taken in large amounts, can worsen diarrhea and might worsen symptoms of IBS.

Stomach or intestinal disorders (such as ulcers, ulcerative colitis, and other digestive tract problems): Sanicle can make these conditions worse. Don’t use sanicle if you have stomach or intestinal problems.

SANICLE Interactions What is this?

We currently have no information for SANICLE Interactions

SANICLE Dosing

The appropriate dose of sanicle 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 sanicle. 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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