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Alternative Names

Atermoyer, Beggarweed, Cuscuta, Chinese Dodder, Cuscute, Cuscutae, Cuscute à Petites Fleurs, Cuscute Chinoise, Cuscute du Thym, Dodder of Thyme, Devil's Guts, Hellweed, Japanese Dedder, Lesser Dodder, Petite Cuscute, Semen Cuscutae, Scaldweed, Strangle Tare, Tu Sizi, Tu Si Zi, Tare

Scientific Name

Semen Cuscutae

Why Do People Use Dodder?

The oral preparations of Semen cuscutae (Dodder), like dodder powder, are used for: • Hepatic disorders • Splenic disorder • Urinary tract diseases

Is It Safe To Use?

There is lack of information to determine the safety of Semen cuscutae. Dodder safety in pregnancy and Lactation - Dodder powder should be avoided in females in sensitive conditions like lactation and pregnancy as the use of dodder may harm the mother and her child.

How Effective Is Dodder?

The information required to ascertain the effectiveness of dodder powder is still lacking.

How Dodder Works?

Most effective parts of Semen cuscutae are all aerial parts. This herb may have laxative and hepatic effects in human body.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Dodder?

There are few side effects reported due to oral consumption of dodder. Some individuals may establish intestinal colic following the use dodder powder.

How Dodder Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

There is no known interaction between Semen cuscutae and different supplements & herbs.

How Dodder Interacts With Drugs?

No interaction has been found between dodder powder and various drug contained items.

How Dodder Interacts With Foods?

There is no known interaction between Semen cuscutae and various food items.

How Dodder Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Dodder Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Dodder?

ORAL sually people use dodder in a dose of 7 to 12 grams and boil it in 3-4 cups of water till the quantity of water reduces. The liquid thus obtained is used two time daily on empty stomach.



General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Dodder Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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