February 10, 2016

Alpine Cranberry

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How does Lingonberry work?

Alpine cranberry has chemicals which might help disinfect the urine.

Are there safety concerns?

Alpine cranberry is UNSAFE to use when the preparations of the leaves are used long-term. There isn't enough information to know if alpine cranberry is safe for short-term use. It can cause some side effects including nausea and vomiting.

There is a concern that the same chemicals which make alpine cranberry a urine disinfectant can also cause liver damage and cancer.

Alpine cranberry is UNSAFE for children.

Do not take alpine cranberry if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have liver disease.

Dosing considerations for Lingonberry.

The appropriate dose of lingonberry depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for alpine cranberry. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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