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Burr marigold is a plant. The parts of the plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.
People take burr marigold for hair loss, colitis, fluid retention, and gout. It is also used to promote sweating.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information to know how burr marigold might work.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Hair loss.
- Fluid retention.
- Promoting sweating.
- 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).
Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Burr marigold may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking burr marigold.
The appropriate dose of burr marigold depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for burr marigold. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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