February 7, 2016

Cypress Spurge

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How does Cypress Spurge work?

It is not known how cypress spurge might work for medicinal uses.

Are there safety concerns?

Cypress spurge is UNSAFE. The plant contains poisonous white milky liquid and chemicals that can cause cancer. Both the fresh and dried products are unsafe.

Cypress spurge can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, burning of the mouth, dilation of the pupils, dizziness, painful bowel movements, stupor, irregular heartbeat, and collapse. Cypress spurge can also cause rash, reddening, itching, burning, and blisters if it is put on the skin. Getting cypress spurge in the eye can cause eyelid and eye swelling and damage.

Do not use cypress spurge if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Cypress Spurge.

The appropriate dose of cypress spurge 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 cypress spurge. 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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