Butternut

How does Butternut work?

Butternut bark might work as a laxative to help stool move through the intestine.

Are there safety concerns?

Butternut appears to be safe for most people, but it can cause diarrhea and irritation of the stomach and intestines.

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

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