Smartweed

How does Smartweed work?

Smartweed contains chemicals that are thought to stop bleeding.

Are there safety concerns?

It is not known if smartweed is safe. It can cause side effects such as stomach irritation when taken by mouth.

When the fresh plant is handled it can cause skin irritation and swelling (inflammation).

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of smartweed during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Ulcers or other stomach and intestinal (gastrointestinal, GI) disorders: Smartweed can irritate the tissues that line the stomach and intestines, making ulcers and GI problems worse. Avoid using smartweed if you have ulcers or another GI disorder.


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