In this Article
- What other names is Chenopodium Oil known by?
- What is Chenopodium Oil?
- How does Chenopodium Oil work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Chenopodium Oil.
Chenopodium oil contains the chemical ascaridole, which is very toxic. It can irritate the skin, mouth, throat, and lining of the stomach and intestines, and cause vomiting, headache, vertigo/dizziness, kidney and liver damage, temporary deafness, convulsions, paralysis, and death. Chenopodium oil can explode if heated or mixed with acids.
Do not take chenopodium oil if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
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