- What other names is American Hellebore known by?
- What is American Hellebore?
- How does American Hellebore work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for American Hellebore.
Despite serious safety concerns, American hellebore has been used for epilepsy, spasms, high blood pressure, fever, fluid retention, and nervousness.
In manufacturing, American hellebore has been used as an insecticide.
Don't confuse American hellebore with European hellebore and pheasant's eye (false hellebore).
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Water retention.
- High blood pressure.
- 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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