- What other names is Willard Water known by?
- What is Willard Water?
- How does Willard Water work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Willard Water.
Willard water is chemically processed water containing ingredients such as rock salt, calcium chloride, and magnesium sulfate. Willard water was developed in the early twentieth century at the South Dakota School of Mines by a chemistry professor named John Wesley Willard, Ph.D. He developed and patented this special water as an industrial cleanser to clean and degrease train parts. People in the town tried taking Willard water as medicine. Soon Willard water became legendary as a cure-all for almost every disease known to humans and animals, and as a plant fertilizer.
Willard water is used as a treatment for leukemia in cows and cats.
In manufacturing, Willard water is used as a food preserver and a laundry aid.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Nervous stomach.
- High blood pressure.
- Hair loss.
- Other conditions.
There isn't enough information available to understand how Willard water might work.
There isn't enough information available to know if Willard water is safe or what the possible side effects might be. Willard water is not recognized as safe or effective by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of Willard water during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of Willard water 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 Willard water. 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.
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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