May 31, 2016

Savin Tops

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What other names is Savin Tops known by?

Chaparra, Coronas de Sabino, Genévrier Sabine, Juniperus sabina, Sabina, Sabina Chaparra, Sabina Rastrera, Sabina Real, Sabina Terrera, Sabine, Sabinier, Savin, Savine, Sommités du Genévrier Sabine.

What is Savin Tops?

Savin tops are the top parts of the savin plant. The branches and leaves are used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, women take savin tops to cause an abortion.

Some people apply a powder made from savin tops directly to the skin to treat genital warts.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Causing an abortion.
  • Genital warts, when applied to the skin.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of savin tops for these uses.

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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