Nerve root is used for anxiety, insomnia, stress, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. Nerve root might also be unsafe when taken in large amounts.
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- A type of anxiety marked by episodes of intense fear (panic disorder).
- A type of persistent anxiety marked by exaggerated worry and tension (generalized anxiety disorder or GAD).
- Abnormally heavy bleeding during menstrual periods (menorrhagia).
- Emotional distressed caused by extreme focus on a physical symptom (somatic symptom disorder).
- Itching of the vagina.
- Multiple sclerosis (MS).
- Other conditions.
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if nerve root is safe. It might cause a rash in some people.
Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if nerve root is safe. It might cause a rash in some people. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's POSSIBLY UNSAFE to take nerve root if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Avoid use.
We currently have no information for NERVE ROOT overview.
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