Blackthorn

How does Blackthorn work?

Blackthorn berries contain chemicals called tannins that might reduce swelling (inflammation).

Are there safety concerns?

Blackthorn might be UNSAFE when swallowed. It contains poisonous chemicals.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE for anyone to take blackthorn by mouth because it contains poisonous chemicals. But it is especially important for pregnant women to avoid using blackthorn because it contains chemicals that can cause birth defects.

Dosing considerations for Blackthorn.

The appropriate dose of blackthorn 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 blackthorn. 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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