Arrowroot

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How does Arrowroot work?

There is some scientific evidence that arrowroot may help get rid of cholesterol in the body. There isn't enough information to know how it works for stomach and intestine problems or for other uses.

Are there safety concerns?

Arrowroot is safe when the starch is used in foods. It might be safe when used as a medicine.

Do not use arrowroot if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding, except for amounts found in foods.

Dosing considerations for Arrowroot.

The appropriate dose of arrowroot 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 arrowroot. 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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You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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