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liver damage. Quillaia also contains chemicals called oxalates that can lower blood calcium levels and cause kidney stones. Quillaia use is also associated with diarrhea, stomach pain, serious breathing problems, convulsions, coma, red blood cell destruction, and kidney failure. It can also irritate and damage the lining of the mouth, throat, and digestive tract.
It is not known if quillaia is safe when used on the skin or in the vagina. If inhaled, the powder can cause sneezing.
While quillaia probably isn't safe for anyone to take, some people should be especially careful to avoid use.
Do not take quillaia if:
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