- What other names is Cashew known by?
- What is Cashew?
- How does Cashew work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Cashew.
Cashew is used for stomach and intestinal (gastrointestinal) ailments.
Some people apply cashew directly to the skin as a skin stimulant and to seal (cauterize) ulcers, warts, and corns.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Metabolic syndrome. Early research suggests that eating a diet that contains a high amount of cashew does not improve blood pressure, blood fats, waist circumference, or body mass index (BMI) in people with metabolic syndrome. In fact, this diet might increase pre-meal blood sugar levels.
- Stomach and intestinal disorders.
- Skin ulcers, when applied to the skin.
- Warts, when applied to the skin.
- Corns, when applied to the skin.
- 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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