- What other names is Carqueja known by?
- What is Carqueja?
- How does Carqueja work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Carqueja.
Carqueja is used to treat pain, indigestion, swelling, water retention, and constipation. It is also used to protect the liver, prevent ulcers, purify the blood, aid digestion, reduce fever, and cause abortion. Other uses include treating chest pain (angina), diabetes, obesity, kidney disease, intestinal worms, viral infections, and poor blood circulation. Carqueja is also used to increase sexual desire.
Some people apply carqueja directly to the skin to treat wounds.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Water retention.
- Protecting the liver.
- Chest pain (angina).
- Improving circulation.
- Intestinal worms.
- Wounds, 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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