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 intestinal problems or for other uses.
Are there safety concerns?
Arrowroot is LIKELY SAFE
when the starch is used in foods. It is POSSIBLY SAFE
when used as a medicine that is taken by mouth or applied to the skin.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
: Arrowroot is POSSIBLY SAFE
for pregnant and breast-feeding women when taken by mouth in food amounts. But larger medicinal amounts should be avoided until more is known.
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.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
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.