California Figwort Supplement

Updated | 2021-01-26

Written and reviewed by the NatureClaim Team


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California Figwort


Overview of California Figwort

Scientific Name: Scrophularia californica


Order: Lamiales


Family: Scrophulariaceae


Do not confuse with lanceleaf figwort (Scrophularia lanceolata), Maryland figwort (Scrophularia marilandica), Ningpo figwort (Scrophularia ningpoensis), or figwort (Scrophularia nodosa). According to one study [Brownstein et al. 2017], California figwort produces many of the same bioactive compounds found in devil's claw.



Evidence

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Side Effects
Side effects may include:
  • Side effects have not been studied.
Precautions and Adverse Events:
  • Use caution or contact a licensed healthcare practitioner, since there is not enough research on the use of supplements containing California figwort.


Pregnant or Nursing

There is not enough research on the use of supplements containing California figwort during pregnancy and breast-feeding, so consult a licensed healthcare practitioner before use or avoid use.



Interactions

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Dosage

California figwort is not a "drug", so the best doses have not been thoroughly established. Make sure to follow the specific product instructions and take as directed on the label, or consult a licensed healthcare practitioner before use.