- What other names is Butternut known by?
- What is Butternut?
- How does Butternut work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Butternut.
People take butternut for constipation, gallbladder disorders, hemorrhoids, and skin diseases. It is also used for cancer and infections caused by bacteria and parasites. Some people use butternut as "a tonic."
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Gallbladder disorders.
- Skin diseases.
- 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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