February 10, 2016


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How does Chaulmoogra work?

Chaulmoogra might have calming and fever reducing properties. It might also have activity against skin disorders, including the bacterium that causes leprosy.

Are there safety concerns?

Chaulmoogra is UNSAFE because of its potential to cause cyanide poisoning. It can cause cough, difficulty breathing, throat spasms, kidney damage, visual disorders, head and muscle pain, and paralysis. It can cause irritation when applied to the skin.

Do not take chaulmoogra if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Chaulmoogra.

The appropriate dose of chaulmoogra 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 chaulmoogra. 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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