CADE

OTHER NAME(S):

Alquitran de Enebro, Cade Essential Oil, Cade Leaf, Cade Oil, Cade Stem, Cade Wood, Cade Wood Essential Oil, Cade Wood Oil, Feuille de Cade, Genévrier Cade, Genévrier Oxyc&egrave;dre, Goudron de Cade, Huile de Cade, Huile Essentielle de Cade, Juniper Tar, Juniper Tar Oil, Juniperus oxycedrus, Kadeol, Oil of Cade, Oil of Juniper Tar, Oleum Cadinum, Oleum Juniperi Empyreumaticum, Oxyc&egrave;dre, Pix Cadi, Pix Juniper, Pix Oxycedri, Pyroleum Juniperi, Pyroleum Oxycedri, Wacholderteer.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Cade is a plant. The leaf, stem, and oil from the wood are used for medicine.

Cade is used for diarrhea, peptic ulcer disease (PUD), diabetes, high blood pressure, bronchitis, pneumonia, and itching.

Cade oil is applied to the skin for itching; psoriasis; eczema; seborrhea; and skin conditions caused by parasites, hair loss, scalp conditions, and cancers. It is also used as a germ-killer in wound dressings.

In manufacturing, cade oil is an ingredient in skin creams and ointments, and in anti-dandruff shampoos.

How does it work?

Cade extracts can kill bacteria in a test tube. In experimental animals, cade also seems to relieve pain and decrease swelling (inflammation). There isn’t enough information to know if cade has these effects in people.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for



TAKEN BY MOUTH:

APPLIED TO THE SKIN:

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

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

There isn’t enough information to know if taking cade is safe or what the possible side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

Cypress allergy: Pollen from cade can cause allergic reactions in people with cypress allergies.

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for CADE Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of cade 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 cade. 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:

  • Salido S, Altarejos J, Nogueras M, et al. Chemical studies of essential oils of Juniperus oxycedrus ssp. badia. J Ethnopharmacol 2002;81:129-34. View abstract.
  • Moreno L, Bello R, Beltran B, et al. Pharmacological screening of different Juniperus oxycedrus L. extracts. Pharmacol Toxicol 1998;82:108-12. View abstract.
  • Angioni A, Barra A, Russo MT, et al. Chemical composition of the essential oils of Juniperus from ripe and unripe berries and leaves and their antimicrobial activity. J Agric Food Chem 2003;51:3073-8. View abstract.
  • Iacovacci P, Afferni C, Barletta B, et al. Juniperus oxycedrus: a new allergenic pollen from the Cupressaceae family. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1998;101:755-61. View abstract.
  • Karaman I, Sahin F, Gulluce M, et al. Antimicrobial activity of aqueous and methanol extracts of Juniperus oxycedrus L. J Ethnopharmacol 2003;85:231-5. View abstract.

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CONDITIONS OF USE AND IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This information is meant to supplement, not replace advice from your doctor or healthcare provider and is not meant to cover all possible uses, precautions, interactions or adverse effects. This information may not fit your specific health circumstances. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified health care provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor or health care professional before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your health care plan or treatment and to determine what course of therapy is right for you.

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