Salt bush is a plant that grows in dry desert climates. It has been used to help control blood glucose. Salt bush can be taken as a pill or powder.


There are no advised doses for salt bush.

What Research Shows

There is not enough data to support that salt bush 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.

Safety Notes

Not enough studies have been done to say whether it is safe to use salt bush.


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


REFA Currently no studies after year 2000

Revision Information

  • Reviewer: EBSCO NAT Review Board Eric Hurwitz, DC
  • Review Date: 07/2019
  • Update Date: 03/30/2020