- What other names is Jequirity known by?
- What is Jequirity?
- How does Jequirity work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Jequirity.
Jequirity root is taken by mouth for asthma, bronchial tube swelling, fever, hepatitis, malaria, seizures, snakebites, sore throat, stomach pain, tapeworms, and to speed up labor.
Jequirity leaves are taken by mouth for fever, cough, common cold, flu, insect bites, and gonorrhea.
Despite serious safety concerns, women use jequirity bean to speed up labor, to cause an abortion, or to prevent pregnancy. Jequirity bean is also used as a painkiller in terminally ill patients.
The whole plant is used for eye swelling.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Quickening labor.
- Causing an abortion.
- Preventing pregnancy.
- Pain in terminally ill patients.
- Eye inflammation.
- Bronchial tube swelling.
- Sore throat.
- Stomach pain.
- Common cold.
- Insect bites.
- 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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