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Elecampane Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings

  • The oil had relaxant effects on the tracheal smooth muscle.
    - Arzneimittelforschung 1985;35(1A):408-14 -- Relaxant effects on tracheal and ileal smooth muscles of the guinea pig. -- Reiter M, Brandt W.

  • Elecampane was one of the plants causing occupational contact dermatitis. The known chemical allergens causing dermatitis were tuliposide-A and sesquiterpene lactones, such as alantolactones and parthenolide, in the Liliaceae and Compositae families.
    - Contact Dermatitis 1996 May;34(5):330-5 -- Occupational allergic contact dermatitis caused by decorative plants. -- Lamminpaa A, Estlander T, Jolanki R, Kanerva L.

  • Caused contact dermatitis after massage therapy liniment applied.
    - Contact Dermatitis 1995 Oct;33(4):267 -- Contact dermatitis due to a massage liniment containing Inula helenium extract. -- Pazzaglia M, Venturo N, Borda G, Tosti A.

last update: March 2014

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