- What other names is Figwort known by?
- What is Figwort?
- How does Figwort work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Figwort.
People take figwort as a "water pill" to relieve bloating by increasing urine production.
Figwort is sometimes applied directly to the skin for skin conditions such as eczema, itching, psoriasis, hemorrhoids, swelling, and rash.
Some people use figwort as a substitute for devil's claw, because the two herbs contain similar chemicals.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Swollen skin.
- Other conditions.
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