How does Blackthorn work?

Blackthorn berries contain chemicals called tannins which might reduce inflammation.

Are there safety concerns?

Blackthorn might not be safe when swallowed. It contains toxic chemicals.

Do not take blackthorn if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

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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