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Nosebleeds

Uses

  • Epistaxis
Nosebleeds are a loss of blood from inside the nose. They often last only a few minutes.
They are treated with first aid.

Natural Therapies

May Be Effective

Flavonoids are pigments found in fruits and vegetables. They may help control nosebleeds, especially when taken for 3 months or longer. A1
Editorial process and description of evidence categories can be found at EBSCO NAT Editorial Process.
Editorial process and description of evidence categories can be found at EBSCO NAT Editorial Process.

Herbs and Supplements to Be Used With Caution

Talk to your doctor about any supplements or therapy you would like to use. Some can interfere with treatment or make conditions worse.

References

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Herbs and Supplements
A1
Attia TM. Efficacy and Safety of Daflon® in the Treatment of Idiopathic Epistaxis. Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2019 Jan;33(1):62-68.

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO NAT Review Board Eric Hurwitz, DC
  • Review Date: 11/2019
  • Update Date: 06/10/2020