July 26, 2016


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How does Masterwort work?

There is not enough information to know how masterwort might work.

Are there safety concerns?

Masterwort is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth or applied to the skin. It can cause the skin to burn more easily in the sun. Wear protective clothing and sunblock outside, especially if you are light-skinned. Also, there are some chemicals in masterwort that can cause cancer.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding:If you are pregnant, it's LIKELY UNSAFE to take masterwort by mouth, especially in early pregnancy. It might start your menstrual period, and that could cause a miscarriage.

It is POSSIBLY UNSAFE to take masterwort by mouth if you are breast-feeding. It's best to avoid use.

Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light including sunlamp treatment for certain skin conditions such as psoriasis, use of tanning beds, or time in sunlight: Masterwort causes sensitivity to ultraviolet (UV) light. It could cause your skin to burn. Don't use masterwort if you are receiving UV light therapy. Also, stay out of the sun and avoid tanning beds if you are taking masterwort.

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