Leaf gel cap
50-200 mg/day PO
30 ml PO TID
15-60 gtts PO PRN; 1:10, 50% alcohol
Apply 3-5 qDay PRN
Promote wound healing
Anesthesia, antiseptic, arthritis, burns, cold sores, fever, inflammation, moisturizer, pruritis
Possibly effective for pain, inflammation, wound healing
Frequency Not Defined
Abdominal discomfort (PO use), appendicitis (PO use), Crohn's disease (PO use), diabetes mellitus, hemorrhoids (PO use), intestinal obstruction (PO use), kidney disease (PO use), nausea/vomiting (PO use), PUD (PO use), ulcerative colitis (PO use)
Pregnancy & Lactation
Pregnancy Category: N/A
A:Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.
B:May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.
C:Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.
D:Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.
X:Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.
NA:Information not available.
Mechanism of Action
Carboxypeptidase, salicylate inhibit bradykinin
Magnesium lactate inhibits histamine