People take chive to expel parasitic worms and to reduce the risk of cancer.
In foods, chive is used commonly for flavoring.
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Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if chive is safe when applied to the skin. It might cause side effects such as allergic skin reactions in some people.
Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if chive is safe when applied to the skin. It might cause side effects such as allergic skin reactions in some people. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: When taken by mouth, chive is safe in the amounts commonly found in food. But there isn't enough information to know if it is safe in the larger amounts that are used as medicine. Stay on the safe side and stick to food amounts if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
We currently have no information for CHIVE overview.
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