- What other names is Jewelweed known by?
- What is Jewelweed?
- How does Jewelweed work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Jewelweed.
People take jewelweed by mouth to treat mild digestive disorders, as well as rashes caused by poison ivy. Some people also apply jewelweed directly to the skin for poison ivy.
Possibly Ineffective for...
- Poison oak and poison ivy. Some early research suggests that applying jewelweed extract or jewelweed juice to the skin does not reduce skin inflammation caused by poison ivy or poison oak.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Mild digestive disorders.
- 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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