How does Gumweed work?

Gumweed might help prevent bacterial growth.

Are there safety concerns?

Gumweed seems safe for most people. It can cause some side effects such as stomach upset and diarrhea.

Do not use gumweed if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You are allergic to ragweed, marigolds, daisies, and other related plants.

Dosing considerations for Gumweed.

The appropriate dose of gumweed 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 gumweed. 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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