- What other names is Divi-divi known by?
- What is Divi-divi?
- How does Divi-divi work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Divi-divi.
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.
Divi-divi is an herb. Its seeds are ground or roasted to make medicine.
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There isn't enough information to know how divi-divi might work.
There isn't enough information to know if divi-divi 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 divi-divi during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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.