Ferrula, Ferula sumbul, Musk Root, Racine de Musc, Racine Musquée.
Sumbul is an herb. The root and underground stem (rhizome) are used to make medicine.
People take sumbul for asthma and bronchitis. It is also used to control muscle spasms and cause relaxation.
How does it work?
There isn't enough information available to know how sumbul might work as a medicine.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Muscle spasms.
- Causing relaxation.
- 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 sumbul 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 sumbul. 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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