Suma

How does Suma work?

Some researchers think that the chemicals in suma may inhibit some cancers, decrease swelling, and have some pain relieving properties.

Are there safety concerns?

Suma is considered safe for most people when it is taken by mouth for a short period of time. There isn't enough information to know if using suma on the skin is safe.

Suma can cause asthma symptoms if the root powder is inhaled.

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

Dosing considerations for Suma.

The appropriate dose of suma 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 suma. 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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