Clivers

18/Description

About

Clivers is an herb. People use the parts that grow above the ground to make medicine.

Clivers is used to increase urine flow to relieve fluid retention. It is also used for painful urination, enlarged or infected lymph nodes, and a skin condition called psoriasis.

People sometimes apply clivers directly to the skin for ulcers, enlarged glands, breast lumps, and skin rashes.

How it works

Clivers contains chemicals called tannins that might help reduce skin inflammation and have a drying (astringent) effect on the tissues.

Effectiveness

Not Proven
Fluid retention
Painful urination
Psoriasis
Enlarged lymph nodes
Skin ulcers
Breast lumps
Skin rashes
Other conditions

Concerns

Possibly safe

Clivers is POSSIBLY SAFE for most people when taken appropriately by mouth. There isn't enough information available to know whether clivers is safe when applied to the skin.

18/Warnings

Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking clivers if you arepregnantor breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.Dosing considerations for Clivers.

Diabetes: There is some concern that the juice that is squeezed out of clivers might affect diabetes. Monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use clivers.

Interactions

No information available.

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