- What other names is Yellow Toadflax known by?
- What is Yellow Toadflax?
- How does Yellow Toadflax work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Yellow Toadflax.
People take yellow toadflax for digestive and urinary tract disorders. It is also used to reduce swelling, relieve water retention by increasing urine production (as a diuretic), and cause sweating.
Some people apply yellow toadflax directly to the skin for hemorrhoids, wounds, skin rashes, and foot ulcers.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Digestive tract problems.
- Urinary tract problems.
- Reducing swelling.
- Use as a "water pill" (diuretic).
- Hemorrhoids, when applied to the skin.
- Wounds, when applied to the skin.
- Skin rashes, when 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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