How does Liverwort work?
Liverwort might stimulate the central nervous system (CNS).
Are there safety concerns?
Fresh liverwort is LIKELY UNSAFE
when taken by mouth or applied to the skin. It can cause many side effects such as diarrhea, stomach irritation, and kidney and urinary tract irritation when taken by mouth. When applied directly to the skin, fresh liverwort can cause irritation, itching, and pus-filled blisters.
It isn't known if dried liverwort is safe or what the side effects might be.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
: It is LIKELY UNSAFE
to take liverwort by mouth or apply it to the skin. It's especially important to avoid using liverwort if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Dosing considerations for Liverwort.
The appropriate dose of liverwort 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 liverwort. 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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