Sinusitis and Pelargonium sidoides
Effect of Pelargonium sidoides on Sinusitis
An alcohol extract made from Pelargonium sidoideshas become popular in Germany as a treatment for various respiratory problems, including acute bronchitis , the common cold , sinusitis, pharyngitis (sore throat) , and tonsillitis.4 Fairly large studies have been performed to substantiate some of these uses.
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Side Effects and Warnings
In clinical trials enrolling a total of over 2,500 adults and children, use of the tested, standardized extract produced few side effects, other than the usual occasional allergic reactions or digestive upset. ^ However, comprehensive safety testing has not been completed. There is no reliable evidence regarding safety in children under the age of 6, pregnant or nursing women, or people with severe liver or kidney disease.
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