MANACA

OTHER NAME(S):

Brunfelsia hopeana, Brunfelsia uniflora, Brunfelsie Pauciflore, Hier-Aujourd’hui-Demain, Mercure Végétal, Pohl, Vegetable Mercury.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Manaca is a plant. The root is used to make medicine.

People take manaca for arthritis and fluid retention.

How does it work?

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

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

  • Arthritis.
  • Fluid retention.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of manaca for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

There isn't enough information to know if manaca is safe for people to use. In animals, manaca can cause anxiety, restlessness, increases in heart and breathing rates, drooling, vomiting, muscle spasms, and death.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for MANACA Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of manaca 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 manaca. 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.

View References

REFERENCES:

  • Gruenwald J, Brendler T, Jaenicke C. PDR for Herbal Medicines. 1st ed. Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics Company, Inc., 1998.

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