VITAMIN SUPPLEMEN INGREDIENT: Aspen (American or European Aspen)

VITAMIN SUPPLEMEN INGREDIENT: Aspen (American or European Aspen)

VITAMIN SUPPLEMEN INGREDIENT: Aspen (American or European Aspen)

Aspen trees

Aspen trees

Aspen (American or European Aspen)

Other Names:

Álamo Temblón, American Aspen, European Aspen, Peuplier Faux-Tremble, Populi Cortex, Populi Folium, Populus tremuloides, Populus tremula, Quaking Aspen, Trembling Aspen, Zitter-Pappel.

Aspen is a tree. The bark and leaf of the tree are used to make medicine.

Aspen is used in combination with other herbs for treating joint pain (rheumatism), prostate discomforts, back trouble (sciatica), nerve pain (neuralgia), and bladder problems.

Aspen contains a chemical that is very similar to aspirin. This chemical, known as salicin, may help reduce swelling (inflammation).

Insufficient Evidence for:

Joint pain (rheumatism).
Prostate discomforts.
Back trouble.
Nerve pain.
Bladder problems.
Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of aspen for these uses.

There isn’t enough information to know if aspen is safe. Skin reactions, such as rashes, can occur if aspen comes in contact with the skin.

Don’t drink alcohol while taking aspen. Alcohol can increase the risk and seriousness of bleeding in the stomach and intestines.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

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

Aspirin allergy: Aspen contains a chemical that is very similar to aspirin. This chemical, known as salicin, may cause a reaction in people who are allergic to aspirin.

Stomach ulcers: Aspen contains a chemical that is very similar to aspirin. This chemical, known as salicin, may make stomach ulcers worse.

Diabetes: Aspen contains a chemical that is very similar to aspirin. This chemical, known as salicin, may make diabetes worse.

Gout: Aspen contains a chemical that is very similar to aspirin. This chemical, known as salicin, may make gout worse.

A blood disorder such as hemophilia or hypoprothrombinemia: Aspen contains a chemical that is very similar to aspirin. This chemical, known as salicin, may make blood disorders worse.

Liver disease: Aspen contains a chemical that is very similar to aspirin. This chemical, known as salicin, may make liver disease worse.

Kidney disease: Aspen contains a chemical that is very similar to aspirin. This chemical, known as salicin, may make kidney disease worse.

We currently have no information for ASPEN Interactions.


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