Céanothe d’Amérique, Ceanothus americanus, Ceanothus intermedius, Jersey Tea, Lirios de California, Mountain-Sweet, Red Root, Redroot, Té de Nueva Jersey, Thé du New Jersey, Walpole Tea, Wild Snowball.
New Jersey tea is a plant. People use the root, root bark, and leaf to make medicine.
New Jersey tea is used for gonorrhea, syphilis, colds, cough, fever, chills, spasms, bleeding, and pelvic cysts.
How does it work?
It is not known how New Jersey tea might work. Animal research suggests it might shorten the time it takes for blood to clot.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- 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).
The appropriate dose of New Jersey tea 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 New Jersey tea. 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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