- What other names is European Chestnut known by?
- What is European Chestnut?
- How does European Chestnut work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for European Chestnut.
People take European chestnut for breathing problems including bronchitis and whooping cough; and for digestive tract disorders including diarrhea, bloody stools, nausea, and other stomach disorders.
Other uses include treatment of disorders affecting the legs and circulation, fever, infection, swelling, kidney disorders, muscle pain, a connective tissue disorder called sclerosis, and swelling of the lymph nodes due to tuberculosis infection.
People also use European chestnut as a gargle for sore throat. They sometimes apply it directly to the skin for treating wounds.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Whooping cough.
- Stomach problems.
- Circulation problems.
- Kidney disorders.
- Muscle pain.
- Sore throat, when used as a gargle.
- Wounds, when applied directly 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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