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How does Perilla work?

Perilla contains chemicals which might decrease swelling and affect other chemicals which cause asthma symptoms.

Are there safety concerns?

Perilla seems safe for most people when taken by mouth. When put on the skin, perilla can cause an allergic skin reaction and rash.

Do not take perilla if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Perilla.

The appropriate dose of perilla 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 perilla. 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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