Greater burnet is a plant that grows in Europe and Asia. The flowering parts and roots are used to make medicine.
Greater burnet is used for diarrhea, menstrual problems such as hot flashes, burns and skin wounds, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Some research suggests that greater burnet might work as a drying agent (astringent) to help stop bleeding. Some ingredients in greater burnet might also help reduce wrinkles and improve wound healing.
When taken by mouth: There isn't enough reliable information to know if greater burnet is safe or what the side effects might be.
When applied to the skin: Greater burnet dried root extract is POSSIBLY SAFE when applied on the skin as a lotion for up to 8 weeks. No side effects have been reported.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if greater burnet is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
It is not known if Greater Burnet interacts with any medicines. Before taking Greater Burnet, talk with your healthcare professional if you take any medications.
There are no known interactions with herbs and supplements.
There are no known interactions with foods.
The appropriate dose of greater burnet depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for greater burnet. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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