treats Decongestant/expectorant, Skin ulcers, Arthritis, Dental plaque/gingivitis, Headache, Tick repellant, Smoking cessation, and Asthma
This information is based on a professional level monograph edited and peer- reviewed by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration (www.naturalstandard.com): Ethan Basch, MD, MPhil (Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center); Heather Boon, BScPhm, PhD (University of Toronto); Richard Philip Cohan, DDS, MS, MBA (School of Dentistry, University of the Pacific); Dawn Costa, BA, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Cynthia Dacey, PharmD (Northeastern University); Paul Hammerness, MD (Harvard Medical School); Kerri MacWhorter, PharmD (University of Rhode Island); Michelle Miranda, PharmD (University of Rhode Island); Shaina Tanguay- Colucci, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD (Massachusetts General Hospital); Mamta Vora, PharmD (Northeastern University), Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Jen Woods, BS (Northeastern University).
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Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.