- What other names is Blue Flag known by?
- What is Blue Flag?
- How does Blue Flag work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Blue Flag.
Despite serious safety concerns, blue flag is used as a laxative and to relieve fluid retention and bloating. It is also used to treat swelling (inflammation) and skin conditions; and to prevent vomiting. Some people use it for liver problems and to increase bile production.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Fluid retention.
- Increasing bile flow.
- Liver problems.
- Skin rashes.
- 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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