- What other names is Hu Zhang known by?
- What is Hu Zhang?
- How does Hu Zhang work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Hu Zhang.
Hu zhang is used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels including "hardening of the arteries" (atherosclerosis), high cholesterol, and heart disease; and for digestion problems including constipation, liver disease (hepatitis), and gallstones. It is also used for cancer, skin burns, pain and swelling of the bone (osteomyelitis) and gout.
Women sometimes use hu zhang for painful menstrual periods and menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Menstrual problems.
- Hot flashes.
- Heart disease.
- High cholesterol.
- Skin burns.
- Liver disease.
- 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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