How does Angostura work?

Angostura has chemicals that help reduce spasms.

Are there safety concerns?

Angostura extract is safe for most adults when used in amounts commonly found in foods or drinks. There isn't enough information to know if angostura is safe in amounts greater than those found in foods or drinks. Large doses of angostura might cause nausea and vomiting.

Do not use angostura if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Angostura.

The appropriate dose of angostura 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 angostura. 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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