- What other names is Liverwort known by?
- What is Liverwort?
- How does Liverwort work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Liverwort.
Despite serious safety concerns, liverwort is used for treating gallstones and liver conditions including jaundice, liver enlargement, hepatitis, and liver cirrhosis. It is also used for treating stomach and digestive tract discomfort, stimulating appetite, relieving sensation of fullness, regulating bowel function, and stimulating the pancreas.
Some people use liverwort for treating varicose veins, lowering cholesterol, stimulating blood circulation, and "purifying" blood.
Women use liverwort for relieving symptoms of menopause.
Other uses include strengthening nerves, stimulating metabolism, promoting relaxation, and as a general tonic.
Liverwort is sometimes applied directly to hemorrhoids.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Liver conditions such as hepatitis or cirrhosis.
- Stomach and digestive discomfort.
- Poor appetite.
- High cholesterol.
- Varicose veins.
- Poor blood circulation.
- Menopausal symptoms.
- Regulating bowel function.
- Stimulating the pancreas.
- Strengthening nerves.
- Stimulating metabolism.
- 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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