Overview

Ambrette is a plant. The seed of the plant, typically prepared as a tea, is used to make medicine. Oil from the ambrette seed has a musky aroma.

Orally, ambrette is used for stomach and intestinal disorders such as constipation, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach (dyspepsia), stomachcramps, loss of appetite, and stomach cancer.

It is also used orally for snakebites, headaches, depression, muscle spasms, arthritis, urinary incontinence, anxiety, sexual problems, gonorrhea, fluid retention, heart failure, and lung problems.

In foods, ambrette is an ingredient in vermouths, bitters, and other products.

In manufacturing, ambrette is used in perfumes, colognes, soaps, detergents, creams, and lotions. It has a musky fragrance.

How does it work ?

Some laboratory research shows that certain ambrette seed and leaf extracts have antioxidant, anticancer, and antibacterial properties.

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