Stereospermum

By Medically reviewed by hellodoktor

Uses

What is stereospermum used for?

Stereospermum is a large tree that grows in India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar. Most research about stereospermum has focused on the bark and its potential effects.

People take stereospermum by mouth for:

People apply stereospermum to the skin to heal wounds.

How does it work?

There are not enough studies about how stereospermum works. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for more information. However, it is known that stereospermum might lower blood sugar and cholesterol, reduce pain, reduce swelling, lower fevers, and protect the liver from toxins. It might also protect the brain from damage caused by reduced blood flow or conditions such as Parkinson’s disease. Stereospermum seems to have antioxidant effects.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using stereospermum?

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

How safe is stereospermum?

There isn’t enough reliable information about stereospermum to know if it is safe.

Special precautions & warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking stereospermum if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Side effects

What kind of side effects may I have from stereospermum?

Stereospermum may cause nausea.

Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about side effects, please consult your herbalist or doctor.

Interactions

What interactions may I have with stereospermum?

Stereospermum 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 stereospermum?

The dose for stereospermum may be different for every patient. The dose that you take depends on your age, health, and several other conditions. Herbal supplements are not always safe. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for your appropriate dosage.

What form does stereospermum come in?

Stereospermum may be available in the following dosage forms: Not available

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

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Review Date: July 31, 2017 | Last Modified: September 12, 2019

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