Bonduc, Caesalpinia bonduc, Caesalpinia bonducella, Caesalpinia crista, Canique Grise, Cascalote, Divi Divi, Dividivi, Gray Nicker, Guilandina bonduc, Guilandina bonducella. Lata Karanj, Latakaranj, Moluca Bean, Nacascolo, Nichol Seeds, Nikkar Nuts, Putikaranja, Sagar Ghota, Sagar Gota, Teri Pods, Udakiryaka, Z'yeux à Chatte.
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The appropriate dose of divi-divi 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 divi-divi. 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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Sharma SR, Dwivedi SK, Swarup D. Hypoglycaemic, antihyperglycaemic and hypolipidemic activities of Caesalpinia bonducella seeds in rats. J Ethnopharmacol 1997;58:39-44. View abstract.