May 27, 2016

Bog Bilberry

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How does Bog Bilberry work?

Bog bilberry contains tannins, chemicals that might help reduce swelling in the digestive tract and relieve diarrhea.

Are there safety concerns?

Fresh bog bilberry fruit might be UNSAFE. The concern is fungus that sometimes grows on bog bilberry fruit. This fungus can be poisonous in large amounts. Signs of poisoning include vomiting, mental changes, weakness, changes in vision, and other symptoms.

There isn't enough information to know whether it's safe to take dried bog bilberry in medicinal amounts.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It might be UNSAFE to take bog bilberry in large amounts. Avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Bog Bilberry.

The appropriate dose of bog bilberry 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 bog bilberry. 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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