(888) 39-MERCY
Wisconsin & Illinois

Health Library


Return to Index

Osha

Supplement Forms/Alternate Names:

  • Lingusticum porter
  • Colorado cough root

Introduction

Osha is an herb that grows in North America and in parts of Asia. The root has been used to ease cold-like symptoms and increase hunger. It can be taken as a pill, powder, or extract. Osha can also be made into a tea.

Dosages

There aren’t any advised doses for osha.

What Research Shows

Not Enough Data to Assess

There is not enough data to support that osha is helpful in treating health problems. We will review future studies as they are published.
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.

Safety Notes

Not enough studies have been done to say whether it is safe to take osha.
Interactions
Talk to your doctor about any supplements or therapy you would like to use. Some can interfere with treatment or make conditions worse.

References


TBD

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO NAT Review Board Eric Hurwitz, DC
  • Review Date: 02/2020
  • Update Date: 06/17/2020