How does Contrayerva work?

Contrayerva might work by acting as a stimulant and inducing sweating.

Are there safety concerns?

Contrayerva seems unsafe for use. It can cause heart problems and might also increase sensitivity to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, such as sunlight.

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

Dosing considerations for Contrayerva.

The appropriate dose of contrayerva 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 contrayerva. 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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