Complementary/Alternative Medicine: This monograph describes a natural or herbal product that is not subject to FDA guidelines for medicines. Patients and clinicians are advised to read package labels carefully to ensure safe and efficacious use.
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Essential oil has a spasmonthlytic effect on gastrointestinal smooth muscle, positive inotropic effect on heart, and increases coronary and menstrual blood flow. Topical use irritates the skin and increases blood circulation.
Metabolism and Excretion: Unknown
Use Cautiously in:
Derm: contact dermatitis
GI: nausea, vomiting
GU: uterine bleeding
* CAPITALS indicate life-threatening.
Underline indicate most frequent.
Natural Drug Interaction
PO (Adults): 1–2 g of crude leaf/150 mL water ingested three times daily as tea .
Topical (Adults): 3 drops of rosemary oil (114 mg) in combination with other essential oils massage into scalp nightly for 2 minutes with a warm towel around head to increase absorption .
Lab Test Considerations:
Monitor blood sugar and serum electrolytes periodically during therapy.
Improved hair growth.
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