Chin Cups, Cladonia, Cladonia pyxidata, Cladonie à Pyxide, Cladonie à Pyxides.
Cupmoss is an herb. It is used to make medicine.
People take cupmoss for coughs, bronchitis, and whooping cough.
How does it work?
Cupmoss might help clear mucus from the lungs and might relieve coughing.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Whooping cough.
- 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 cupmoss 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 cupmoss. 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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