February 14, 2016


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What other names is Lithium known by?

Atomic number 3, Carbonate de Lithium, Citrate de Lithium, Li, Lithium Carbonate, Lithium Citrate, Lithium Orotate, Litio, Numéro Atomique 3, Orotate de Lithium.

What is Lithium?

Lithium is an element. People use it for medicine.

Effective for...

  • Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder).

Likely Effective for...

  • Depression.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Schizophrenia and related mental disorders.
  • Impulsive aggressive behavior.
  • Aggression associated with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Alcohol dependence, blood cell disorders, 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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