How does Contrayerva work?

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

Are there safety concerns?

Contrayerva might be UNSAFE for use. Taking it by mouth can cause heart problems. Touching the plant can make the skin extra sensitive to sunlight and, as a result, more likely to become sunburned.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It might be UNSAFE for anyone, including pregnant and breast-feeding women, to use contrayerva.

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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