Canada Balsam

How does Canada Balsam work?

There isn't enough information to know how Canada balsam might work.

Are there safety concerns?

Canada balsam might be safe for most people when applied to the skin. Canada balsam needles and twigs are used to make food flavoring, but there isn't enough information to know if it's safe in amounts greater than those typically found in foods. There aren't any known adverse effects of Canada balsam, but it hasn't been well-researched by scientists.

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

Dosing considerations for Canada Balsam.

The appropriate dose of Canada balsam for use as treatment 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 Canada balsam. 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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