- What other names is Aristolochia known by?
- What is Aristolochia?
- How does Aristolochia work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Aristolochia.
Despite serious safety concerns, aristolochia is used to prevent seizures, increase sexual desire, boost the immune system, and start menstruation. It is also used to treat snakebite, intestinal pain, gallbladder pain, arthritis, gout, achy joints (rheumatism), eczema, weight loss, and wounds.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Sexual arousal.
- Convulsions (seizures).
- Boosting the body's defense system (immune system).
- Starting menstruation.
- Gallbladder pain.
- Achy joints (rheumatism).
- A skin condition called eczema.
- Weight loss.
- 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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