Common Condorvine, Condurango Blanco, Condurango Cortex, Eagle-Vine Bark, Gonolobus condurango, Lechero, Liane du Condor, Marsdenia condurango, Marsdenia reichenbachii, Tue-Chien.
Condurango is an herb. People use the bark to make medicine.
How does it work?
Condurango contains a substance that stimulates salivation and stomach juices.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Stomach cancer.
- Increasing the appetite.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
The appropriate dose of condurango 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 condurango. 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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Pfutzner W, Thomas P, Rueff F, Przybilla B. Anaphylactic reaction elicited by condurango bark in a patient allergic to natural rubber latex. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1998;101:281-2.
Rueff F, Schoepf P, Pfuetzner W, Przybilla B. Sensitization to condurango bark is frequent in patients with allergy to natural rubber latex. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1998;101:S207.