Maryland Figwort

Updated | 2019-02-01


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Maryland Figwort


Overview

Botanical Name: Scrophularia marilandica


Order: Lamiales


Family: Scrophulariaceae


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



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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 Maryland figwort.


Pregnant or Nursing

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



Interactions

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Dosage

Maryland 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.



Compounds
Maryland Figwort compounds


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