Kohlrabi is taken by mouth for cancer prevention, as well as for heart disease, obesity, constipation, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Heart disease.
- A type of inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis).
- A type of inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn disease).
- Symptoms of menopause.
- High cholesterol.
- Liver disease.
- Menstrual symptoms.
- Pain due to pressure on the sciatic nerve (sciatica).
- Wound healing.
- Hair loss.
- Other conditions.
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if kohlrabi 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 kohlrabi is safe or what the side effects might be. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if kohlrabi is safe to use in medicinal amounts when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and stick to usual food amounts.
We currently have no information for KOHLRABI overview.
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