Generic Name: English adder's tongue

Uses

What is English adder’s tongue used for?

English adder’s tongue is an herb. The root and leaf are used to make medicine.

People apply English adder’s tongue directly to the skin to treat ulcers.

How does it work?

There are not enough studies about how English adder’s tongue works. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for more information.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using English adder’s tongue?

Consult with your doctor or pharmacist or herbalist, if:

  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
  • You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription.
  • You have allergy with any substances of English adder’s tongue or other medications or other herbs.
  • You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
  • You have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.

The regulations for an herb are less strict than the regulations for a drug. More studies are needed to determine its safety. The benefits of taking this herb must outweigh the risks before use. Consult with your herbalist or doctor for more information.

How safe is English adder’s tongue?

There isn’t enough information to know whether English adder’s tongue is safe or what the side effects might be.

Special precautions & warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of English adder’s tongue during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Side effects

What kind of side effects may I have from English adder’s tongue?

If you have any concerns about side effects, please consult your herbalist or doctor.

Interactions

What interactions may I have with English adder’s tongue?

English adder’s tongue may interact with your current medications or medical conditions. Consult with your herbalist or doctor before using.

Dosage

The information provided is not a substitute for medical advice. ALWAYS consult your herbalist or doctor before using this medication.

What is the usual dose for English adder’s tongue?

The dose for English adder’s tongue may be different for every patient. The dose that you take depends on your age, health, and several other conditions. Herbs are not always safe. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for your appropriate dosage.

What form does English adder’s tongue come in?

English adder’s tongue may be available in the following forms:

  • Raw English adder’s tongue

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Review Date: November 14, 2017 | Last Modified: November 14, 2017

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