- What other names is Evodia known by?
- What is Evodia?
- How does Evodia work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Evodia.
Evodia is used for digestion problems including diarrhea, dysentery, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), stomach ulcers, and lack of appetite.
It is also used for obesity, headache, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure (CHF), infections caused by viruses, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, and fluid retention.
Women use evodia to prevent pregnancy, start their periods, and treat bleeding after giving birth.
Evodia root bark is used for infections caused by parasites such as tapeworm and pinworm.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Stomach pain.
- Lack of appetite.
- High blood pressure.
- Heart failure.
- Birth control.
- Lack of menstruation.
- Bleeding after giving birth.
- Infections caused by viruses.
- Infections caused by parasites.
- Stomach ulcers.
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
- Fluid retention.
- Alzheimer's disease.
- 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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