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The most common side effects include nausea and a sensation of abdominal bloating. Less frequently reported side effects include vomiting, abnormal body movements, and insomnia. Cowhage bean can also cause headache, palpitations, and symptoms of psychosis including confusion, agitation, hallucinations, and delusions. The hair of the cowhage bean pod is a strong irritant and can cause severe itching, burning, and swelling.
Do not use cowhage if:
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