How does Mountain Ash work?
Mountain ash berries contain many chemicals, including vitamin C. There isn't enough information to know how it might work for the conditions for which people use it.
Are there safety concerns?
Fresh mountain ash berries are UNSAFE. Large amounts can cause stomach irritation and pain, vomiting, queasiness, diarrhea, kidney damage, and other side effects.
There isn't enough information to know if the dried or cooked berries might be safe.
Do not take mountain ash if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Dosing considerations for Mountain Ash.
The appropriate dose of mountain ash 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 mountain ash. 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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