- What other names is Oswego Tea known by?
- What is Oswego Tea?
- How does Oswego Tea work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Oswego Tea.
Bee Balm, Blue Balm, High Balm, Low Balm, Monarda, Monarda didyma, Monarde Écarlate, Monarde Échevelée, Mountain Balm, Mountain Mint, Scarlet Monarda, Té de Oswego, Thé d'Oswego.
People take Oswego tea for digestive disorders including gas. It is also used for fever, spasms, and fluid retention.
Women use Oswego tea for premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
Be careful not to confuse Oswego tea with lemon balm, because both are called “bee balm.”
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Digestion disorders.
- Premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
- Fluid retention.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to use Oswego tea if you are pregnant. It might start your period, and that could cause a miscarriage. It's also best to avoid using Oswego tea if you are breast-feeding. Not enough is known about how Oswego tea might affect a nursing infant.
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).