- What other names is Scarlet Pimpernel known by?
- What is Scarlet Pimpernel?
- How does Scarlet Pimpernel work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Scarlet Pimpernel.
Despite serious safety concerns, people take scarlet pimpernel for depression, liver disorders, herpes, painful joints, and as supportive treatment of cancer. It is also used for painful kidney disorders, particularly those with swelling and an increase in urination.
Some people apply scarlet pimpernel directly to the skin for painful joints, poorly healing wounds, and itchiness.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Liver disorders.
- Kidney disorders.
- Wounds, when applied to the skin.
- Itching, when applied to the skin.
- Painful joints, when taken by mouth or applied to the skin.
- 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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