COMMON STONECROP

OTHER NAME(S):

Bird Bread, Creeping Tom, Gazon d’Or, Gold Chain, Golden Moss, Jack-of-the-Buttery, Mousetail, Orpin Âcre, Orpin Brûlant, Pain d’Oiseau, Pampajarito, Petite Joubarbe, Poivre de Muraille, Prick Madam, Sedum acre, Trique-Madame, Uva de Gato, Vermiculaire, Vermiculaire Âcre, Wall Ginger, Wallpepper.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Common stonecrop is an herb. The parts of the plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

People take common stonecrop for coughs and high blood pressure.

Common stonecrop is sometimes applied directly to the skin for wounds, burns, hemorrhoids, warts, eczema, and mouth ulcers.

How does it work?

There isn't enough information currently available to know how common stonecrop might work.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for



TAKEN BY MOUTH APPLIED TO THE SKIN More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of common stonecrop for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

There isn't enough information to know if common stonecrop is safe for use as a medicine. Large amounts can cause vomiting and diarrhea.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

Swelling (inflammation) of the stomach and intestines (gastrointestinal tract) or urinary tract: Don’t use common stonecrop if you have one of these conditions.

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for COMMON STONECROP Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of common stonecrop 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 common stonecrop. 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.

View References

REFERENCES:

  • Gruenwald J, Brendler T, Jaenicke C. PDR for Herbal Medicines. 1st ed. Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics Company, Inc., 1998.

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