COCILLANA

OTHER NAME(S):

Grape Bark, Guapi, Guarea, Guarea guara, Guarea guidonia, Guarea rusbyi, Guarea spiciflora, Guarea trichilioides, Sycocarpus rusbyi, Trompillo, Upas.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Cocillana is an herb. The bark is used to make medicine.

Cocillana is an ingredient in some cough syrups. Cocillana loosens phlegm so it can be coughed up.

Some people apply cocillana root bark directly to the skin for skin tumors.

How does it work?

There isn't enough information currently available to know how cocillana might work.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

  • Coughs.
  • Skin tumors, when applied to the skin.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of cocillana for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

There isn't enough information to know if cocillana is safe or what the possible side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for COCILLANA Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of cocillana 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 cocillana. 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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REFERENCES:

  • 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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