• digestive complaints associated with a 'nervous stomach'
- irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
• nervous tension
• Alzheimer's Disease
• cold sores (topical application)
• Graves' disease
• Volatile oils
• Phenolic acids
• Tincture (1:5 in 40% EtOH): 2-6 ml tid
• Liquid extract (1:1 in 45% EtOH): 1-4 ml tid
• Infusion (dried herb): 2-3 tsp tid
Generally considered safe when used as indicated.
Caution: Hypothyroidism; may potentially modulate thyroid functon.
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