May 4, 2016

Buckhorn Plantain

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How does Buckhorn Plantain work?

Buckhorn plantain contains tannins and mucous-like substances that might help soothe painful and swollen (inflamed) areas.

Are there safety concerns?

Buckhorn plantain might be safe for most people in medicinal doses when taken by mouth or applied to the skin. It can trigger allergies in sensitive people.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to take buckhorn plantain or apply it to your skin if you are pregnant. There is some evidence that buckhorn plantain can affect the muscle tone of the uterus.

It's also best to avoid buckhorn plantain if you are breast-feeding. There isn't enough information to know if it's safe.

Dosing considerations for Buckhorn Plantain.

The appropriate dose of buckhorn plantain 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 buckhorn plantain. 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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