How does Caralluma work?
Chemicals contained in the caralluma plant are thought to decrease appetite.
Are there safety concerns?
Caralluma seems to be safe for most people when taken for up to 60 days. The long-term safety is not known. Caralluma might cause some mild side effects such as stomach upset, flatulence, constipation, and gastritis. These side effects usually go away after a week of use.
Do not use caralluma if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Dosing considerations for Caralluma.
The appropriate dose of caralluma 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 caralluma. 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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