CHERRY LAUREL WATER

OTHER NAME(S):

Agua de Laurel Cerezo, Cerasus laurocerasus, Common Cherry Laurel, Eau de Laurier-Cerise, Laurier-Amande, Laurier-Cerise, Laurier de Trébizonde, Laurier Royal, Laurière, Laurine, Laurocerasus Leaves, Laurocerasus officinalis, Laurocerasus ottinii, Laurocerasus vulgaris, Prunus grandifolia, Prunus laurocerasus.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Cherry laurel water is produced by water distillation of cherry laurel (Prunus laurocerasus) leaves. People use the water as medicine.

Cherry laurel water is used for treating cough, colds, trouble sleeping (insomnia), stomach and intestinal spasms, vomiting, muscle spasms, pain, and cancer. It is also used as a sedative to promote sleepiness.

Cherry laurel water is used in eye lotions.

Some people inhale cherry laurel water to improve breathing.

Don’t confuse cherry laurel water with wild cherry bark or sweet bay leaf (laurel).

How does it work?

There isn't enough information available to know how cherry laurel water works.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of cherry laurel water for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

Cherry laurel water seems safe for use when used in small amounts (up to about 1.5 teaspoonfuls). It’s UNSAFE to use large amounts. Large amounts or overdoses can cause poisoning and death.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of cherry laurel water during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for CHERRY LAUREL WATER Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of cherry laurel water 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 cherry laurel water. 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:

  • Botanical.Com A Modern Herbal. www.botanical.com (Accessed 31 July 1999).
  • Williamson EM, Evans FJ, eds. Potter's New Cyclopaedia of Botanical Drugs and Preparations. Essex, England: CW Daniel Company Ltd., 1998.

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