DYER'S BROOM

OTHER NAME(S):

Broom Flower, Dyers Broom, Dyer's Greenwood, Dyer's Weed, Dyer's Whin, Fleur à Teindre, Furze, Genestrelle, Genêt Bâtard, Genêt des Teinturiers, Genista tinctoria, Genette, Green Broom, Greenweed, Herbe à Jaunir, Herbe à Teindre, Petit Gênet, Spargelle, Wood Waxen.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Dyer's broom is an herb. The whole plant is used to make medicine.

Despite safety concerns, people take dyer's broom for digestion problems, gout, and bladder stones. It is also used to increase heart rate, strengthen blood vessels, and stimulate blood flow to the kidneys. Some people use it to deepen breathing and relieve pain in the lower back and hip.

Dyer's broom is also used to “detoxify” blood, cause vomiting, or cleanse the bowels.

How does it work?

There isn't enough information to know how dyer's broom might work as a medicine.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of dyer's broom for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

Dyer's broom might be UNSAFE when taken by mouth. It can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It is UNSAFE to take dyer’s broom if you are pregnant. It might cause the uterus to contract, and this could cause a miscarriage. It might be also UNSAFE to take dyer’s broom if you are breast-feeding. It can cause nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for DYER'S BROOM Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of dyer's broom 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 dyer's broom. 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.
  • McGuffin M, Hobbs C, Upton R, Goldberg A, eds. American Herbal Products Association's Botanical Safety Handbook. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, LLC 1997.

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