Ergothioneine

How does Ergothioneine work?

Researchers are investigating ergothioneine to determine if it can reduce swelling (inflammation) in the lungs and damage in the liver, kidneys, and brain.

Are there safety concerns?

Ergothioneine is LIKELY SAFE when used in amounts found in foods. But there isn't enough information to know if ergothioneine is safe when taken as a supplement for medical purposes.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of ergothioneine during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Ergothioneine.

The appropriate dose of ergothioneine 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 ergothioneine. 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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