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Butterwort: Butterwort is the common name of a flowering herb used as an herbal medicine. It is often used in topical applications to treat a variety of skin conditions. The butterwort, also commonly called marigold, used in herbal treatments should not be confused with the common garden marigold or the French, African, or Inca marigold.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Butterwort

Adequate amounts of Butterwort are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Butterwort

Adequate amounts of Butterwort are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

  • Dermatitis due to cancer radiation treatment

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Butterwort

Excessive intake of Butterwort may involve the following risks:

  • Low blood sugar
  • Dermatitis
  • Eye irritation
  • Not recommended for use during pregnancy or lactation
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your healthcare provider before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Butterwort: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Butterwort) include:

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