People apply teazle to the skin for wound healing, arthritis, and scaly, itchy skin (psoriasis). But there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Don't confuse teazle (Dipsacus fullonum) with boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum), which is also called teasel.
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Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
Special Precautions and Warnings
Drying medications (Anticholinergic drugs) interacts with TEAZLE
Teazle might decrease the effects of some drying medications.
Some of these drying medications include atropine, scopolamine, and some medications used for allergies (antihistamines) and for depression (antidepressants).
Various medications used for glaucoma, Alzheimer disease, and other conditions (Cholinergic drugs) interacts with TEAZLE
Teazle might have effects similar to some medications used for glaucoma, Alzheimer disease, and other conditions. Taking teazle with these medications might increase the chance of side effects.
Some of these medications used for glaucoma, Alzheimer disease, and other conditions include pilocarpine (Pilocar and others), donepezil (Aricept), tacrine (Cognex), and others.
Be cautious with this combination
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