Indian Gooseberry

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How does Indian Gooseberry work?

Indian gooseberry seems to work by reducing total cholesterol levels, including the fatty acids called triglycerides, without affecting the "good cholesterol" called high-density lipoprotein (HDL).

Are there safety concerns?

Indian gooseberry seems safe for most people when consumed in amounts found in foods. There isn't enough information to know if it is safe for use as a medicine.

Do not use Indian gooseberry in medicinal amounts if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Indian Gooseberry.

The appropriate dose of Indian gooseberry 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 Indian gooseberry. 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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