Supplement: Cade

Supplement: Cade

Supplement: Cade




Other Names:

Alquitran de Enebro, Cade Essential Oil, Cade Leaf, Cade Oil, Cade Stem, Cade Wood, Cade Wood Essential Oil, Cade Wood Oil, Feuille de Cade, Genévrier Cade, Genévrier Oxycèdre, Goudron de Cade, Huile de Cade, Huile Essentielle de Cade, Juniper Tar, Juniper Tar Oil, Juniperus oxycedrus, Kadeol, Oil of Cade, Oil of Juniper Tar, Oleum Cadinum, Oleum Juniperi Empyreumaticum, Oxycèdre, Pix Cadi, Pix Juniper, Pix Oxycedri, Pyroleum Juniperi, Pyroleum Oxycedri, Wacholderteer.

Cade is a plant. The leaf, stem, and oil from the wood are used for medicine.

Cade is used for diarrhea, peptic ulcer disease (PUD), diabetes, high blood pressure, bronchitis, pneumonia, and itching.

Cade oil is applied to the skin for itching; psoriasis; eczema; seborrhea; and skin conditions caused by parasites, hair loss, scalp conditions, and cancers. It is also used as a germ-killer in wound dressings.

In manufacturing, cade oil is an ingredient in skin creams and ointments, and in anti-dandruff shampoos.

Cade extracts can kill bacteria in a test tube. In experimental animals, cade also seems to relieve pain and decrease swelling (inflammation). There isn’t enough information to know if cade has these effects in people.

Insufficient Evidence for:


Peptic ulcer disease (PUD).
High blood pressure.
Other conditions.


Skin infections caused by parasites.
Scalp conditions.
Hair loss.
Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of cade for these uses.

There isn’t enough information to know if taking cade is safe or what the possible side effects might be.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of cade during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Cypress allergy: Pollen from cade can cause allergic reactions in people with cypress allergies.

We currently have no information for CADE Interactions.

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