Chirivía, Grand Chervis, Panais, Parsnip Herb, Parsnip Root, Pastenade, Pastinaca sativa, Pastinacae Herba, Pastinacae Radix, Racine-Blanche.
Parsnip is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground and the root are used to make medicine.
People take parsnip for digestion problems, kidney disorders, fever, pain, and fluid retention.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information to know how parsnip might work as a medicine.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Digestion problems.
- Kidney disorders.
- Fluid retention.
- 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 parsnip 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 parsnip. 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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