Overview

Carlina is an herb. The roots are used to make medicine.

Carlina is used for gallbladder disease, indigestion (dyspepsia), wound healing, toothache, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Some extracts of carlina might work by killing bacteria, yeasts, and parasites.

Uses & Effectiveness ?

Insufficient Evidence for

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of carlina for these uses.

Side Effects

When taken by mouth: There isn't enough reliable information to know if carlina is safe or what the side effects might be.

When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if carlina is safe or what the side effects might be.

Special Precautions and Warnings

When taken by mouth: There isn't enough reliable information to know if carlina is safe or what the side effects might be.

When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if carlina is safe or what the side effects might be. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if carlina is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Carlina may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive 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 carlina.

Interactions ?

We currently have no information for CARLINA overview.

Dosing

The appropriate dose of carlina 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 carlina. 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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