February 8, 2016

Black Raspberry

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How does Black Raspberry work?

Black raspberry contains chemicals that might protect from cancer by preventing changes to DNA and blocking the blood supply to tumors.

Are there safety concerns?

Black raspberry is safe when used as a food. There is not enough information to know if it is safe when taken as medicine.

Do not use black raspberry in medicinal amounts if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Black Raspberry.

The appropriate dose of black raspberry for use as treatment 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 black raspberry. 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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