- 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.
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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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.
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