How does Polypodium Leucotomos work?
Polypodium leucotomos might have antioxidant
effects. Antioxidants might prevent damage caused by excessive sun exposure.
Are there safety concerns?
Polypodium leucotomos is POSSIBLY SAFE
when taken by mouth or applied to the skin, short-term. One polypodium leucotomos extract (Fernblock, Cantabria Farmaceutica) has been used safely for up to 2 days. Another extract (Anapsos, ASAC Pharma) has been used safely for up to 5 months. The safety of long-term use is not known. There is very little information available about possible side effects of Polypodium leucotomos. It may cause upset stomach
in some people.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking Polypodium leucotomos if you are pregnant
or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Dosing considerations for Polypodium Leucotomos.
The appropriate dose of Polypodium leucotomos 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 Polypodium leucotomos. 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.