Sundew

18/Description

About

Sundew is a herb. The dried plant is used to make medicine.

People take sundew as a tea for various breathing problems including bronchitis, asthma, whooping cough (pertussis), windpipe infections (tracheitis), coughing fits, and dry cough. They also take it for stomach ulcers and cancer.

How it works

Sundew seems to help break up chest congestion by thinning mucous and making it easier to cough up (as an expectorant). It also reduces spasms.

Effectiveness

Not Proven
Coughs
Asthma
Bronchitis
Windpipe infections
Cancer
Ulcers
Other conditions

Concerns

Possibly safe

Sundew is POSSIBLY SAFE for most people when taken by mouth.

18/Warnings

Warnings

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

Interactions

No information available.

The information provided on this page is for reference purposes and is not meant to be used as a medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always consult with a medical professional.