- What other names is Cascarilla known by?
- What is Cascarilla?
- How does Cascarilla work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Cascarilla.
Bahama Cascarilla, Carcanapire, Cascarille, Chacarilla, Clutia eluteria, Corteza Eluteriana, Croton eluteria, Quina Aromática, Sweet Bark, Sweet Wood Bark.
Cascarilla is a plant. In the past, cascarilla was added to tobacco before smoking because it has a pleasant odor when burned. Cascarilla also made the smoker feel light-headed and a bit intoxicated. The bark is used as medicine.
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There isn't enough information to know how cascarilla might work as a medicine.
There isn't enough information to know if cascarilla is safe or what the possible side effects might be.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of cascarilla during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
The appropriate dose of cascarilla 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 cascarilla. 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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