IMMORTELLE

OTHER NAME(S):

Common Shrubby Everlasting, Eternal Flower, Gnaphale des Sables, Goldilocks, Helichrysum arenarium, Herbe à Curry, Immortelle des Dunes, Immortelle des Sables, Perli&egrave;re des Sables, Pluma de Príncipe, Siempreviva del Monte, Yellow Chaste Weed.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Immortelle is a plant. The dried flower is used to make medicine.

People take immortelle for liver disease and gallbladder disease. It is also used to treat indigestion (dyspepsia), disorders affecting bile flow in the liver, and other conditions.

Be careful not to confuse immortelle with sandy everlasting (Helichrysum angustifolium) or with immortal (Asclepias asperula).

How does it work?

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

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

  • Disorders affecting bile flow in the liver.
  • Fighting bacteria.
  • Gallbladder disease.
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia).
  • Liver disease.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of immortelle for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

When taken by mouth: There isn't enough information to know if immortelle is safe when taken by mouth or what the side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough information to know if immortelle is safe to use during pregnancy and breast-feeding or what the side effects might be. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Immortelle may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking immortelle.

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for IMMORTELLE Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of immortelle 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 immortelle. 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:

  • Gradinaru AC, Silion M, Trifan A, Miron A, Aprotosoaie AC. Helichrysum arenarium subsp. arenarium: phenolic composition and antibacterial activity against lower respiratory tract pathogens. Nat Prod Res 2014;28(22):2076-80. doi: 10.1080/14786419.2014.924931. View abstract.

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