- What other names is Suma known by?
- What is Suma?
- How does Suma work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Suma.
Suma is used as an "adaptogen" to help the body adapt to stress by improving the immune system. Suma is also used as a treatment for cancer and tumors, diabetes, and male sexual performance problems; as a tonic to restore body function; and as an aphrodisiac to heighten sexual arousal.
Suma is sometimes applied directly to the skin for wounds and skin problems.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Improving the immune system.
- Cancer and tumors.
- Skin problems.
- Sexual problems.
- Other conditions.
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Suma can cause asthma symptoms if the root powder is inhaled.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of suma during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
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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