How does Jaborandi work?

It is not known how Jaborandi might work. It might stimulate saliva production, sweat, and muscle contractions in the stomach and intestines.

Are there safety concerns?

Jaborandi is UNSAFE for use as a medicinal herb. It is, however, used in the production of pilocarpine, an FDA approved prescription medication.

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

Dosing considerations for Jaborandi.

The appropriate dose of jaborandi 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 jaborandi. 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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