Celandine is an Ingredient in an antiretroviral drug that may act against the Epstein-Barr and herpes viruses. Ukrain, derived from celandine, is available by prescription in Europe but not approved for use in the United States. Celandine products available in the United States (manufactured as herbal nutritional supplements or topical herbal treatments) haven't been tested by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Common doses of celandine
The dose of Ukrain (used in Europe to treat tumors) depends on the person's immune status. The drug is given by intravenous injection, with single doses ranging from 5 to 20 milligrams depending on tumor mass, speed of tumor growth, extent of the disease, and the person's immune status. In several studies, people received Ukrain injections every other day.
Why people use celandine herb
Side effects of celandine
Call your health care practitioner if you experience any of these possible side effects of celandine:-
Celandine also can cause :-
Combining herbs with certain drugs may alter their action or produce unwanted side effects. If you're using Ukrain, don't take:
Important points to remember
What the research shows
Research indicates that Ukrain (derived from celandine) has been effective against cancers of the esophagus, breast, cervix, testes, urethra, and ovaries; colorectal cancer; malignant melanoma; optic nerve tumors; and, in AIDS patients, Kaposi's sarcoma.
Scientists believe Ukrain might one day play an important role In treating cancer and other diseases, but they must conduct more research before the Food and Drug Administration can approve such use.
Because of the serious risk of complications from self-treatment of liver, digestive, and eye diseases and skin inflammation, medical experts don't recommend celandine supplements or topical agents. They also caution against using this herb to self-treat or prevent diseases and against ingesting Chelidonium majus, the plant that celandine comes from
Other names for celandine : -
Other names for celandine include celandine poppy, common celandine, felonwort, garden celandine, greater celandine, rock poppy, swallow wort, tetter wort, and wart wort.Products containing celandine are sold under such names as Bloodroot/Celandine Supreme, Cacau, Celandine Extract, Celandine Tops and Roots, Cytopure.
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