Scotch Thistle

How does Scotch Thistle work?

There isn't enough information to know how Scotch thistle might work.

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information to know if Scotch thistle is safe. Scotch thistle can cause allergic reactions in individuals sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family which includes ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many other plants.

Do not take Scotch thistle if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You are allergic to ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and other related plants.

Dosing considerations for Scotch Thistle.

The appropriate dose of Scotch thistle 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 Scotch thistle. 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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