HARONGA

OTHER NAME(S):

Harongablädder Leaf, Haronga madagascariensis, Harongarinde Bark, Harungana Madagascariense, Harungana madagascariensis, Harunganae madagascariensis Cortex Bark, Harunganae madagascariensis Folium Leaf.

Overview

Overview Information

Haronga is a plant. The bark and leaves are used to make medicine.

People take haronga for upset stomach (dyspepsia), pancreas problems, liver and gallbladder disorders, and loss of appetite.

How does it work?

Haronga might cause the gallbladder, pancreas, and stomach to produce more digestive juices.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

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

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

Haronga might be safe for most people if used for a short time. It shouldn’t be used for more than 2 months.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

Pancreas problems: Don’t use haronga if you have this condition. Haronga could make it worse.

Liver problems: Don’t use haronga if you have this condition. Haronga could make it worse.

Gallstones and other gallbladder problems: Don’t use haronga if you have a gallbladder condition. Haronga could make it worse.

Blocked bile ducts (biliary obstruction): Don’t use haronga if you have this condition. Haronga could make it worse.

Blocked intestines (bowel obstruction): Don’t use haronga if you have this condition. Haronga could make it worse.

Fair skin: Haronga can increase the chance of sunburn, especially in light-skinned people.

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for HARONGA Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of haronga 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 haronga. 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:

  • Tona L, Kambu K, Ngimbi N, et al. Antiamoebic and phytochemical screening of some Congolese medicinal plants. J Ethnopharmacol 1998;61:57-65. View abstract.

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