People use partridgeberry for menstrual cramps, childbirth, sore nipples, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any uses. Taking partridgeberry by mouth may also be unsafe.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Water retention (edema).
- Varicose veins.
- Heart failure and fluid build up in the body (congestive heart failure or CHF).
- Kidney failure.
- Liver failure.
- Menstrual cramps.
- Abnormally heavy bleeding during menstrual periods (menorrhagia).
- Absence of menstrual periods (amenorrhea).
- A type of benign (non-cancerous) breast disease (fibrocystic breast disease).
- Vaginal discharge.
- Depression after childbirth (postpartum depression).
- Improving the flow of breast milk.
- To cause abortion.
- Nipple soreness, when applied directly.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied to the skin: There isn’t enough information to know whether it can be safely used on the skin. Pregnancy: It’s POSSIBLY UNSAFE to use partridgeberry if you are pregnant. There is some evidence that it might cause a miscarriage.
Breast-feeding: There isn’t enough reliable information to know if partridgeberry is safe to use when breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
We currently have no information for PARTRIDGEBERRY overview.
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