European Sanicle, Herbe aux Charpentiers, Herbe aux Chênes, Herbe de Saint Laurent, Herbe aux Vaches, Poolroot, Sanicle d’Europe, Sanícula, Sanicula europaea, Saniculae Herba, Sanicule, Self-Heal, Wood Sanicle.
Sanicle is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used as medicine.
People take sanicle for swollen airways (bronchitis) and cough.
Be careful not to confuse sanicle (Sanicula europaea) with Prunella vulgaris, both of which are known as “self-heal.” Also be careful not to confuse Sanicula europaea with Astrantia major, both of which are known as “sanicle.”
Sanicle seems to thin mucus to make it easier to cough up.
Insufficient Evidence for:
Swollen airways (bronchitis).
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of sanicle for these uses.
Sanicle appears to be safe for most people. In large amounts, it may cause some side effects including stomach upset, nausea, and vomiting.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of sanicle during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Diarrhea: Sanicle contains caffeine. The caffeine in sanicle, especially when taken in large amounts, can worsen diarrhea.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): Sanicle contains caffeine. The caffeine in sanicle, especially when taken in large amounts, can worsen diarrhea and might worsen symptoms of IBS.
Stomach or intestinal disorders (such as ulcers, ulcerative colitis, and other digestive tract problems): Sanicle can make these conditions worse. Don’t use sanicle if you have stomach or intestinal problems.
We currently have no information for SANICLE Interactions.