Overview

Rusty-leaved rhododendron is a shrub found in mountainous regions of Europe. It is related to other rhododendrons, some of which are considered poisonous. The leaves are used to make medicine.

People use rusty-leaved rhododendron for joint pain, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), muscle soreness, headache, and many others, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

There isn't enough reliable information available to know how rusty-leaved rhododendron might work.

Uses & Effectiveness ?

Insufficient Evidence for

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of rusty-leaved rhododendron for these uses.

Side Effects

When taken by mouth: Rusty-leaved rhododendron is POSSIBLY UNSAFE. Related plants are considered poisonous. But the poisonous chemicals in these related plants might not be present in rusty-leaved rhododendron.

Special Precautions and Warnings

When taken by mouth: Rusty-leaved rhododendron is POSSIBLY UNSAFE. Related plants are considered poisonous. But the poisonous chemicals in these related plants might not be present in rusty-leaved rhododendron. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Rusty-leaved rhododendron is POSSIBLY UNSAFE. It might be poisonous. Avoid using.

Interactions ?

We currently have no information for RUSTY-LEAVED RHODODENDRON overview.

Dosing

The appropriate dose of rusty-leaved rhododendron 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 rusty-leaved rhododendron. 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.

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