Euphorbia hirta is used for breathing disorders, dengue fever, digestive problems, severe diarrhea (dysentery), and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Dengue fever.
- Hay fever.
- Digestive problems.
- Intestinal worms.
- Other conditions.
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if Euphorbia hirta is safe. It might cause skin irritation or allergic reactions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if Euphorbia hirta is safe. It might cause skin irritation or allergic reactions. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It is POSSIBLY UNSAFE to take Euphorbia hirta by mouth if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. There is some evidence that it might cause the uterus to contract, and this could cause a miscarriage.
Stomach or intestinal problems: Euphorbia hirta can irritate the stomach and intestines. Don't use it if you have a stomach or intestinal disorder.
We currently have no information for EUPHORBIA HIRTA overview.
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