Pipsissewa is used for infections of the kidney, bladder, or urethra (urinary tract infections or UTIs), other bladder problems, skin sores, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any of its uses.
In food and beverages, pipsissewa extracts are used as flavoring.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Infections of the kidney, bladder, or urethra (urinary tract infections or UTIs).
- Bladder stones.
- Fluid retention.
- Sores, when applied to the skin.
- Blisters, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if pipsissewa is safe or what the side effects might be.
Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if pipsissewa is safe or what the side effects might be. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if pipsissewa is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
We currently have no information for PIPSISSEWA overview.
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