ELEMI

OTHER NAME(S):

Canarium commune, Canarium indicum, Canarium luzonicum, Elemi de Manille, Élémi, Élémi de Manille, Elemi Oleoresin, Elemi Resin, Manila Elemi, Oléorésine d’Élémi, Pimela luzonica, Résine d’Élémi.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Elemi is a tree. Its resin (gum) and oil are used to make medicine.

People take elemi is for treating stomach conditions and cough and as a stimulant.

In foods and beverages, elemi is used as a flavoring.

In manufacturing, elemi is used as a fragrance in cosmetics and soaps.

How does it work?

There isn't enough information to know how elemi might work.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

  • Stomach conditions.
  • Coughs.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of elemi for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

Elemi is safe for most people in the amounts found in foods. There isn't enough information to know if elemi is safe for use in larger amounts.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for ELEMI Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of elemi 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 elemi. 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:

  • Electronic Code of Federal Regulations. Title 21. Part 182 -- Substances Generally Recognized As Safe. Available at: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfcfr/CFRSearch.cfm?CFRPart=182

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