- What other names is Allspice known by?
- What is Allspice?
- How does Allspice work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Allspice.
Allspice is used for indigestion (dyspepsia), intestinal gas, abdominal pain, heavy menstrual periods, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, colds, high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity. It is also used for emptying the bowels.
Some people apply allspice directly to the affected area for muscle pain and toothache, or put it on the skin to kill germs.
Some dentists use eugenol, a chemical contained in allspice, to kill germs on teeth and gums.
In foods, allspice is used as a spice.
In manufacturing, allspice is used to flavor toothpaste.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Intestinal gas.
- Heavy menstrual bleeding.
- Emptying the bowels.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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