Carob. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Carob (Ceratonia siliqua)

Carob Properties
Your meal is antidiarrheal. Very useful as antivomitivo in infant feeding problems. Acts as nondigestible base useful in the treatment of obesity. Used for gastritis and peptic ulcer disease.

Contraindications carob
Intestinal obstruction. Esophageal or intestinal stenosis

Side effects of carob
None known.

Toxicity: 0 - 1 - 2 - 3
By reducing the intestinal assimilation of carbohydrates, the physician should take into account the need to adjust insulin doses in patients with insulin dependent diabetes. Note that also can reduce the intestinal absorption of other medications such as penicillin

(0 = none, 1 = somewhat toxic, 2 = toxic, 3 = very toxic)

Related Topic
Index of medicinal plants

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