In this Article
- What other names is Alder Buckthorn known by?
- What is Alder Buckthorn?
- How does Alder Buckthorn work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Alder Buckthorn.
The fresh bark can cause severe vomiting. Make sure you are using a bark product that is at least one year old or has been heat processed.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It is LIKELY UNSAFE to take alder buckthorn by mouth during pregnancy or breast-feeding. Avoid using it.
Children: Alder buckthorn is LIKELY UNSAFE when taken by mouth by children younger than 12 years of age.
Diarrhea: Don't use alder buckthorn if you have diarrhea. Its laxative effects may worsen this condition.
Intestinal disorders, including intestinal blockage, appendicitis, Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), or ulcerative colitis: Don't take alder buckthorn if you have a bowel obstruction; appendicitis; unexplained stomach pain; or inflammatory conditions of the intestines including Crohn's disease, colitis, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
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