- What other names is Gravel Root known by?
- What is Gravel Root?
- How does Gravel Root work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Gravel Root.
Despite serious safety concerns, gravel root is used for urinary tract problems such as urinary or kidney stones; infections of the bladder, urethra, and prostate; and painful urination.
People also use gravel root for arthritis-like pain (rheumatism) and gout, as well as for fever from malaria, dengue virus, or typhus. Gravel root is also used to reduce stomach acid, increase urine flow, cause vomiting, and cause sweating; and as a stimulant and tonic.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Urinary and kidney stones.
- Urinary tract infections.
- Arthritis-like pain.
- Other conditions.
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