People use this for...

Orally, sneezewort is used for rheumatic and painful disorders, toothache, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, tiredness, urinary tract complaints, and as an appetite stimulant.
Topically, sneezewort is used for toothache.

Pregnancy And Lactation: Insufficient reliable information available; avoid using.

There is insufficient reliable information available about the effectiveness of sneezewort.

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Dosing & administration

    Adverse effects

    General: Orally, sneezewort may cause an allergic reaction (18).

    Interactions with pharmaceuticals

    None known.

    Interactions with herbs & supplements

    None known.

    Interactions with foods

    None known.

    Interactions with lab tests

    None known.

    Interactions with diseases

    SNEEZEWORT ALLERGY: Contraindicated.

    Mechanism of action

    The applicable part of sneezewort is the dried root. Sneezewort contains alkamides, polyynes, and volatile oil (18).


    18Gruenwald J, Brendler T, Jaenicke C. PDR for Herbal Medicines. 1st ed. Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics Company, Inc., 1998. has licensed professional monographs from TRC Healthcare. Full monographs are available to Pro practitioner accounts.
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