What is Pelargonium good for?

Pelargonium sidoides is an herb that has been used in traditional medicine in South Africa for centuries to treat infectious respiratory disease, dysentery, and diarrhea. The root extracts are used in Germany for the treatment of respiratory infections (1).

What is umckaloabo good for?

These days umckaloabo is used for upper respiratory infections including bronchitis, sinusitis, sore throat, tonsillitis, and the common cold. It is also used for sexually transmitted diseases including herpes and gonorrhea. Other uses include treatment of dysentery and diarrhea.

What is Umca medicine?

Umcka (Pelargonium sidoides) is a geranium plant native to South Africa. Long used in traditional African medicine, umcka (short for “umckaloabo”) has recently become popular in other parts of the world, particularly as a remedy for colds and cough.

Is Pelargonium Sidoides safe while breastfeeding?

This herb appears to be very safe, and side effects mainly consist of an allergic reaction to the plant. Avoid in pregnancy and with breast-feeding.

Is Pelargonium Sidoides safe?

The safety of pelargonium remedies is largely untested. Commonly cited side effects include stomach upset, nausea, heartburn, or worsening respiratory symptoms. Pelargonium contains a substance known as coumarin that acts as an anticoagulant (blood thinner).

How do you take Umcka?

Dosage and Administration Chew or dissolve tablets in the mouth. Do not swallow whole. For best results, use at first sign of symptoms and continue to use for an additional 48 hours after symptoms cease. Adults and children 12 years of age and older: Take 1 chewable tablet 3 times daily.

Is methylhexaneamine hiding in your Supplement Label?

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How has ADR responded to the methylhexaneamine issue?

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