Generic Name: Globemallow

Uses

What is globemallow used for?

Globemallow is a plant. Leaves and roots of globemallow are used to make medicine.

People take globemallow by mouth for coughs, common colds, the flu, and diarrhea. People apply globemallow to the skin for snakebites, sores, skin wounds, and to prevent or treat burns.

How does it work?

There are not enough studies about how globemallow works. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for more information. However, it is known that globemallow might reduce inflammation and improve immune function.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using globemallow?

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 globemallow 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 globemallow?

It is not known if globemallow is safe or what the potential side effects might be.

Special precautions & warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of globemallow during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Side effects

What kind of side effects may I have from globemallow?

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

Interactions

What interactions may I have with globemallow?

Globemallow 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 globemallow?

The dose for globemallow 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 globemallow come in?

Globemallow may be available in the following forms:

  • Raw globemallow

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

Review Date: December 6, 2017 | Last Modified: December 6, 2017

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