Despite serious safety concerns, mercury herb is used for treating constipation, fluid retention, and diseases of the stomach, intestines, and urinary tract. But there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Disorders of the digestive tract.
- Disorders of the kidney, bladder, or urethra.
- Fluid retention.
- Swelling (inflammation).
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Plant allergies: Mercury herb pollen might cause allergic reactions, nose irritation, and asthma in some people who are sensitive to mercury herb and related plants. Some of these plants are ash, castor bean plant, mugwort, olive, pellitory-of-the-wall, and Salsola kali.
We currently have no information for MERCURY HERB overview.
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