Kaolin

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What other names is Kaolin known by?

Argile de Chine, Argilla, Bolus Alba, Caolín, China Clay, Heavy Kaolin, Hydrated Aluminum Silicate, Kaolin Léger, Kaolin Lourd, Light Kaolin, Porcelain Clay, Silicate d'aluminium hydraté, Terre à Porcelaine, White Bole.

What is Kaolin?

Kaolin is a type of clay found in nature. It can also be made in a laboratory. People use it to make medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Soreness and swelling inside the mouth, caused by radiation treatments.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Diarrhea, ulcers and inflammation in the colon (chronic ulcerative colitis), and 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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