People take Tylophora by mouth for allergies, asthma, cancer, congestion, constipation, cough, inflamed skin, diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, gas, hemorrhoids, tender joints (gout), yellowed skin (jaundice), joint disorder (rheumatoid arthritis), whooping cough, to make someone vomit, and to cause sweating.
People apply Tylophora to the skin for skin ulcers and wounds.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Asthma. Research on the effectiveness of Tylophora for asthma is not consistent. Early research suggests that taking Tylophora extract daily for 6 days appears to improve asthma symptoms for up to 8 weeks after treatment. Other research suggests that eating a Tylophora leaf for 6 days relieves allergies better than eating a spinach leaf. However, not all evidence is positive. Some early research suggests that taking Tylophora daily along with spinach leaves daily does not improve asthma or lung function. More research is needed to determine if Tylophora might benefit people with asthma.
- Inflamed skin.
- Bloody diarrhea.
- Tender joints (gout).
- Yellowed skin (jaundice).
- Joint disorder (rheumatoid arthritis).
- Whooping cough.
- Skin ulcers.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
We currently have no information for TYLOPHORA overview.
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