Principal Proposed Uses
- Dyspepsia (in Herbal Combinations)
Other Proposed Uses
- Gastrointestinal Side Effects Caused by Medications
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
What is Candytuft Used For Today?
What is the Scientific Evidence for Candytuft?
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6 Nickolay K. Double blind trial of metoclopramide and Iberogast® in functional gastroenterology. Gastro EnteroHepatologie . 1984;2:4.
7 Rosch W, Vinson B, Sassin I. A randomized clinical trial comparing the efficacy of a herbal preparation STW 5 with the prokinetic drug cisapride in patients with dysmotility type of functional dyspepesia. Z Gastroenterol . 2002;40:401-408.
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- Reviewer: EBSCO CAM Review Board
- Review Date: 08/2013 -
- Update Date: 08/22/2013 -
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