Country Mallow

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How does Country Mallow work?

Country mallow plant contains ephedrine, which is an amphetamine-like stimulant. It is unknown how country mallow might work for other medicinal uses.

Are there safety concerns?

Country mallow is UNSAFE for any use. Country mallow contains ephedrine. Country mallow is banned in the US due to safety concerns. Another herb that contains ephedrine called ephedra is linked to high blood pressure, heart attacks, muscle disorders, seizures, strokes, irregular heartbeat, loss of consciousness, and death. Country mallow might also cause these side effects.

Country mallow might also cause dizziness, restlessness, irritability, insomnia, headache, lack of appetite, nausea, vomiting, flushing, tingling, difficulty urinating, and heart palpitations.

Do not use country mallow with other stimulants such as caffeine. This might increase the chance of having side effects, including life-threatening ones. Sources of caffeine include coffee, tea, kola nut, guarana, and mate.

Do not use country mallow if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have chest pains.
  • You feel anxious.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You have glaucoma.
  • You have heart disease or irregular heartbeat.
  • You have thyroid problems.
  • You have high blood pressure.
  • You have tremors.
  • You have kidney stones.
  • You have a condition called pheochromocytoma.

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