Antispasmodic

Definition of Antispasmodic:

Preventing spasms.

Topics Related to Antispasmodic

Bayberry

...as a treatment
“...Although little research has been performed, bayberry is said to have stimulant, astringent, emetic, antispasmodic, alterative, expectorant, diaphoretic, and tonic properties...”

Bruxism (Clenching/Grinding Teeth)

...the condition
“...Klonopin (Klonazepam): Anti-anxiety medication and anti-convulsive/antispasmodic...”

Cardamom

...as a treatment
“...Source: Cardamom is considered carminative, stomachic, and antispasmodic...”
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Chamomile

...as a treatment
“...These active ingredients contribute to chamomile's anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and smooth-muscle relaxing action, particularly in the gastrointestinal tract...”

Chanca Piedra (Break-Stone)

...as a treatment
“...Chanca Piedra has been proven in scientific studies to have antihepatotoxic, antispasmodic, antiviral, bactericidal, febrifugal, and hypoglycemic activity...”

Chronic Inflammation

...relationship to EFA (Essential Fatty Acid) Requirement
“In order to maintain proper balance of the antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory prostaglandins (PGE1 and PGE3) with the pro-spasmodic and pro-inflammatory prostaglandins (PGE2), it is critical to have the proper balance of essential fatty acids...”

Cleavers

...as a treatment
“...Little research has been conducted on this plant, but preliminary lab experiments suggest it may have antispasmodic activity...”

Cramp Bark

...as a treatment
“...Why it is Recommended: Listed in the Merck Index as an antispasmodic (uterine), this was a favorite of many of the eclectic physicians for cramps, uterine cramping and pain, pain in the back or thighs, neuralgia, and trigger point pains...”

Cumin

...as a treatment
“...The most common medicinal use for cumin seems to be as a carminative, antispasmodic, and stomachic...”

European Skullcap

...as a treatment
“...While there is little research on the use of this plant, herbalists have for many years recommended it as a tonic, nervine, and antispasmodic...”

Fennel

...as a treatment
“...Key Actions ... antispasmodic...”

Gotu Kola

...as a treatment
“...Gotu Kola is an adaptogen; alterative (depurative); antirheumatic; antiseptic; antispasmodic; bitter; mild diuretic; peripheral vasodilator; nervine & relaxant (large dose becomes sedative); vulnerary & connective tissue eutrophic; vermifuge...”

Hawthorn Berry Extract

...as a treatment
“...Hawthorn is antispasmodic, sedative, and a vasodilator...”

Hibiscus

...as a treatment
“...Other activities attributed to hibiscus are uterine and intestinal antispasmodic, bactericidal, appetite suppressant, diuretic and mild laxative...”

Stinging Nettle

...as a treatment
“...Function; Why it is Recommended: Nettle leaf powder has been described as diuretic, antispasmodic, antiallergic, and hemostatic...”

Torticollis (Loxia, "Wryneck")

...the condition
“...Antispasmodic herbs may help to relax the muscles...”

Valerian Root

...as a treatment
“...Likewise, valerian has been shown to be sedative and antispasmodic...”
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