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Die Vanille ist eine Pflanze, deren Schote für gewöhnlich als Gewürz verwendet wird. Vanille wird jedoch auch zur Herstellung von Medizin verwendet.

Vanille wird zur Behandlung von Blähungen und Fieber eingesetzt. Sie wird außerdem als Aphrodisiakum zur Steigerung des sexuellen Verlangens verwendet. Vanille ist ein in Getränken und Nahrungsmitteln häufig verwendeter Aromastoff, doch sie wird auch zu Nahrungsmitteln hinzugefügt, um die Menge an Zucker, die zum Süßen benötigt wird, zu reduzieren. Einige Menschen fügen Vanille zu Nahrungsmitteln hinzu, um Zahnfäule zu stoppen. Im Bereich der industriellen Herstellung wird Vanille als Aromastoff in Sirup, der zur Herstellung von Medikamenten verwendet wird, eingesetzt. Sie wird außerdem als Duftstoff in Parfüm verwendet. Vanilleextrakt kann recht teuer sein. Aus diesem Grund wird häufig künstlich hergestelltes Vanillin als Ersatz für echte Vanille verwendet. Manchmal werden Vanilleextrakte mit billigeren Extrakten verdünnt.

Wie wirkt Vanille?

Vanille enthält Chemikalien, die ein starkes Aroma und einen starken Duft besitzen. Es ist jedoch nicht bekannt, wie Vanille bei einer medizinischen Verwendung wirkt.

Wie effektiv ist Vanille?

Es gibt nicht genügend wissenschaftliche Daten, um eine Aussage bezüglich der Effektivität von Vanille bei Fieber und Blähungen treffen zu können. Es bedarf weiterer wissenschaftlicher Untersuchungen, um die Effektivität von Vanille bei diesen Anwendungen bewerten zu können.

Sicherheit und Nebenwirkungen

Vanille ist sicher und unbedenklich, kann jedoch einige Nebenwirkungen besitzen. Ein Hautkontakt kann Hautreizungen und entzündliche Schwellungen hervorrufen. Vanille kann außerdem Kopfschmerzen und Schlafprobleme hervorrufen, was insbesondere bei Menschen der Fall ist, die Vanilleextrakte herstellen und verarbeiten.

Vorsichtsmaßnahmen und Warnungen

Schwangerschaft und Stillzeit: Vanille ist in nahrungsmittelüblichen Mengen für schwangere und stillende Frauen sicher und unbedenklich. Größere medizinische Mengen sollten jedoch gemieden werden, bis mehr über deren Sicherheit bekannt ist.


Zum augenblicklichen Zeitpunkt liegen keine Informationen über Wechselwirkungen von Vanille mit Medikamenten oder Supplements vor.


Eine angemessene Dosierung von Vanille hängt von unterschiedlichen Faktoren wie Alter, Gesundheitszustand und weiteren ab. Zum augenblicklichen Zeitpunkt gibt es keine ausreichenden wissenschaftlichen Daten, um eine Aussage über angemessene Dosierungsbereiche für Vanille treffen zu können. Aus diesem Grund sollte man sich an die Dosierungsanleitung auf dem Etikett halten und/oder vor der Verwendung einen Arzt oder Apotheker fragen.


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