Aconite

How does Aconite work?

Aconite root contains chemicals may improve circulation, but also contains chemicals that can adversely affect the heart, muscles, and nerves.

Are there safety concerns?

Aconite root is UNSAFE when taken by mouth. Do not use it. It contains a strong, fast-acting poison that causes severe side effects such as nausea, vomiting, weakness, sweating, heart problems, and death.

Some people use aconite in a cream or lotion that is applied to the skin. It is not known if aconite is safe when applied to the skin.

Dosing considerations for Aconite.

The appropriate dose of aconite depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for aconite. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.


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