May 31, 2016

Cade

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What other names is Cade known by?

Alquitran de Enebro, Cade Essential Oil, Cade Leaf, Cade Oil, Cade Stem, Cade Wood, Cade Wood Essential Oil, Cade Wood Oil, Feuille de Cade, Genévrier Cade, Genévrier Oxycèdre, Goudron de Cade, Huile de Cade, Huile Essentielle de Cade, Juniper Tar, Juniper Tar Oil, Juniperus oxycedrus, Kadeol, Oil of Cade, Oil of Juniper Tar, Oleum Cadinum, Oleum Juniperi Empyreumaticum, Oxycèdre, Pix Cadi, Pix Juniper, Pix Oxycedri, Pyroleum Juniperi, Pyroleum Oxycedri, Wacholderteer.

What is Cade?

Cade is a plant. The leaf, stem, and oil from the wood are used for medicine.

Cade is used for diarrhea, peptic ulcer disease (PUD), diabetes, high blood pressure, bronchitis, pneumonia, and itching.

Cade oil is applied to the skin for itching; psoriasis; eczema; seborrhea; and skin conditions caused by parasites, hair loss, scalp conditions, and cancers. It is also used as a germ-killer in wound dressings.

In manufacturing, cade oil is an ingredient in skin creams and ointments, and in anti-dandruff shampoos.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...



TAKEN BY MOUTH:

  • Diabetes.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Peptic ulcer disease (PUD).
  • High blood pressure.
  • Bronchitis.
  • Pneumonia.
  • Itching.
  • Other conditions.
APPLIED TO THE SKIN:

  • Psoriasis.
  • Eczema.
  • Skin infections caused by parasites.
  • Wounds.
  • Scalp conditions.
  • Dandruff.
  • Hair loss.
  • Cancers.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of cade for these uses.

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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