Despite serious safety concerns, people take cyclamen by mouth for "nervous emotional states" and problems with digestion. Women take it for menstrual disorders.
Cyclamen is also used as a nose spray to treat a condition called rhinosinusitis (swelling of the nasal passages and sinuses which is usually caused by an infection).
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Rhinosinusitis (swelling of the nasal passages and sinuses which is usually caused by an infection). Early research shows that using a nose spray containing cyclamen every day for 15 days might decrease face pain from sinusitis. But it doesn't seem to improve other symptoms.
- Menstrual disorders.
- "Nervous emotional states."
- Digestion problems.
- Other conditions.
Cyclamen is POSSIBLY SAFE for use as a nose spray. It has been used safely for up to 15 days. Cyclamen nose spray can cause runny nose, sneezing, and nose irritation.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Cyclamen is POSSIBLY SAFE for use as a nose spray. It has been used safely for up to 15 days. Cyclamen nose spray can cause runny nose, sneezing, and nose irritation. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Cyclamen is UNSAFE for anyone to use by mouth, including women who are pregnant or breast-feeding. It is poisonous. Don't use it.
We currently have no information for CYCLAMEN overview.
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