- What other names is Shepherd's Purse known by?
- What is Shepherd's Purse?
- How does Shepherd's Purse work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Shepherd's Purse.
Shepherd's purse is used for heart and circulatory problems including mild heart failure, low blood pressure, and nervous heart complaints. It is also used for headache, vomiting blood, blood in the urine, diarrhea, and bladder infections.
Women use shepherd's purse for premenstrual problems, long periods, and menstrual cramps.
Shepherd's purse is sometimes applied directly to the skin for nosebleeds, superficial burns, and bleeding skin injuries.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Heart problems.
- Premenstrual complaints.
- 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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