- What other names is Rhatany known by?
- What is Rhatany?
- How does Rhatany work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Rhatany.
People take rhatany for intestinal swelling (enteritis) and chest pain (angina).
Rhatany is sometimes used as a mouthwash or gargle for mild mouth and throat irritation, swollen gums, cracked tongue, and canker sores. It is also applied to the skin for leg ulcers and for swelling and itchiness caused by cold and damp weather (chilblains).
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Intestinal inflammation (enteritis).
- Chest pain (angina).
- Leg ulcers, when applied to the skin.
- Mild mouth and throat irritation, when used as a mouthwash or gargle.
- 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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