Generic Name: Wild radish

Uses

What is wild radish used for?

Wild radish is an herb. The whole plant, before it flowers, is used to make medicine.

People take wild radish for skin conditions and stomach disorders.

How does it work?

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

Precautions & warnings

What should I know before using wild radish?

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 radish 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 radish?

There isn’t enough information available to know if wild radish is safe.

Special precautions & warnings:

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

Side effects

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

Large amounts of wild radish can irritate the mouth and the intestines.

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 wild radish?

Wild radish 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 radish?

The dose for wild radish 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 radish come in?

Wild radish may be available in the following forms:

  • Raw wild radish

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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