- What other names is Hazelnut known by?
- What is Hazelnut?
- How does Hazelnut work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Hazelnut.
Hazelnut oil is used to lower cholesterol and as an antioxidant.
People commonly eat hazelnuts as food.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- High cholesterol.
- Use as an antioxidant.
- Other conditions.
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allergic to hazelnuts and have had serious allergic reactions including life-threatening breathing problems (anaphylaxis). Hazelnuts have also been associated with one reported outbreak of botulism from contaminated yogurt.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Hazelnut is safe in amounts found in food, but there's not enough information to know if it's safe in the larger amounts that are used as medicine.
Allergies: People who are allergic to peanuts, mugwort pollen, Brazil nut, birch pollen, and macadamia nut might also be allergic to hazelnut.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011