Arum

18/Description

About

Arum is a plant. The root is used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, arum is used for colds and swelling (inflammation) of the throat. It is also used to promote sweating and to loosen chest congestion.

How it works

There isn't enough information to know how arum works.

Effectiveness

Not Proven
Colds
Throat swelling (inflammation)
Loosening chest congestion
Promoting sweating
Other conditions

Concerns

Unsafe

Arum is UNSAFE when taken by mouth. The root has poisonous chemicals that can cause a swollen tongue. These chemicals can also cause bloody vomiting and bloody diarrhea, which are signs of dangerous bleeding inside the body.

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Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It'sUNSAFEto take arum by mouth if you arepregnantorbreast-feeding. It contains poisonous chemicals. Don't use it.Dosing considerations for Arum.

Interactions

No information available.

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