In this Article
- What other names is Lingonberry known by?
- What is Lingonberry?
- How does Lingonberry work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Lingonberry.
It's LIKELY UNSAFE to use lingonberry leaves long-term. The leaves contain chemical. There isn't enough information to know if lingonberry leaves are safe for short-term use. It can cause some side effects including nausea and vomiting.
There is a concern that the chemicals in lingonberry that can kill bacteria in the urine can also cause liver damage and cancer.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Children: Lingonberry concentrate is POSSIBLY SAFE for children when taken by mouth appropriately. A drink containing cranberry and lingonberry concentrate has been used safely for up to 6 months. Lingonberry is LIKELY UNSAFE for children when used long-term. Lingonberry might damage the liver.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's LIKELY UNSAFE to use lingonberry if you are contains chemicals that might cause genetic changes and harm to the fetus.
Liver disease: There are chemicals in lingonberry that might make liver disease worse.
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