Overview

Sandy everlasting is a shrub commonly found in sandy, dry, and stony areas around the Mediterranean. It has a strong odor like curry. The parts of the plant that grow above the ground, especially the dried flowers, are used to make medicine.

Sandy everlasting is used for upset stomach (dyspepsia), liver disorders, gallbladder disease, asthma, joint pain (rheumatism), headache, migraine, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

In foods, beverages, and tobacco, sandy everlasting extract is used as a flavoring.

In manufacturing, it is used in perfumes, and before- and after-sun products.

How does it work ?

Sandy everlasting contains chemicals that might help fight bacteria, reduce swelling (inflammation), act as antioxidants, and reduce sugar levels in the blood.

Uses & Effectiveness ?

Insufficient Evidence for

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of sandy everlasting for these uses.

Side Effects

When taken by mouth: Sandy everlasting is LIKELY SAFE when taken in the amounts found in foods. But there isn't enough information available to know if it is safe when used in the amounts found in medicine.

Special Precautions and Warnings

When taken by mouth: Sandy everlasting is LIKELY SAFE when taken in the amounts found in foods. But there isn't enough information available to know if it is safe when used in the amounts found in medicine. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Sandy everlasting is LIKELY SAFE when taken in the amounts found in foods when pregnant or breast-feeding. But there isn't enough reliable information to know if it safe in the larger amounts found in medicine. Stay on the safe side and stick to food amounts.

Blockage of the bile ducts: Don't use sandy everlasting if you have this problem. Sandy everlasting stimulates bile production, and that could make the blockage worse.

Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Sandy everlasting may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking sandy everlasting.

Interactions ?

We currently have no information for SANDY EVERLASTING overview.

Dosing

The appropriate dose of sandy everlasting 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 sandy everlasting. 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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