African Wild Potato

How does African Wild Potato work?

African wild potato contains chemicals that might decrease inflammation.

Are there safety concerns?

Some African wild potato products appear to be safe for most people. Side effects include nausea, indigestion, gas, diarrhea, or constipation, and possibly sexual side effects such as trouble getting an erection or less interest in sex. However, other African wild potato products have been associated with decreased production of blood cells and irregular heartbeat.

Do not take African wild potato if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have a rare inherited fat storage disease called "sitosterolemia."

Dosing considerations for African Wild Potato.

The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

  • For benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): African wild potato containing 60 to 130 mg of beta-sitosterol divided into 2-3 doses daily.

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