February 9, 2016

Japanese Persimmon

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How does Japanese Persimmon work?

Japanese persimmon contains chemicals that might lower blood pressure and body temperature, along with other effects.

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information available to know if Japanese persimmon is safe for medicinal use. The fruit, eaten as food, rarely causes allergic reactions.

Do not take Japanese persimmon if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have low blood pressure.
  • You are scheduled for surgery in the next two weeks.

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