Simaruba

How does Simaruba work?

Simaruba contains high concentrations of chemicals called tannins. Tannins might help relieve diarrhea.

Are there safety concerns?

It is not known if simaruba is safe. It can cause vomiting when used in large amounts.

Do not take simaruba if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Simaruba.

The appropriate dose of simaruba 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 simaruba. 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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