Generic Name: Wild daisy

Uses

What is wild daisy used for?

Wild daisy is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicinal tea.

People take wild daisy tea for coughs, bronchitis, disorders of the liver and kidneys, and swelling (inflammation). They also use it as a drying agent (astringent) and as a “blood purifier.”

Wild daisy is sometimes applied directly to the skin for wounds and skin diseases.

How does it work?

There are not enough studies about how wild daisy works. Please discuss with your herbalist or doctor for more information.

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using wild daisy?

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 wild daisy 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 wild daisy?

There isn’t enough information to know whether wild daisy is safe.

Special precautions & warnings:

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

Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Wild daisy may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking wild daisy.

Side effects

What kind of side effects may I have from wild daisy?

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

Interactions

What interactions may I have with wild daisy?

Wild daisy 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 wild daisy?

The dose for wild daisy 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 wild daisy come in?

Wild daisy may be available in the following forms:

  • Raw wild daisy
  • Wild daisy tea

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

Review Date: January 24, 2018 | Last Modified: January 24, 2018

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