How does Chirata work?
Chirata contains a chemical that may help reduce swelling (inflammation) and might also have activity against malaria.
Are there safety concerns?
Chirata is safe when taken in the amounts found in beverages; however, there isn't enough information available to know if chirata is safe for use as a medicine.
Do not use chirata if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- You have a duodenal (intestine) ulcer.
Dosing considerations for Chirata.
The appropriate dose of chirata for use as treatment 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 chirata. 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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