How does Pipsissewa work?
Pipsissewa might help reduce swelling, have a drying (astringent) effect on the tissues, and kill germs that cause infections in the urinary tract.
Are there safety concerns?
Pipsissewa seems safe for most people when used in food amounts. Long-term use can cause side effects such as ringing in the ears, vomiting, confusion, and seizures.
There isn't enough information to know whether it is safe to apply pipsissewa directly to the skin.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
: Not enough is known about the use of pipsissewa during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Dosing considerations for Pipsissewa.
The appropriate dose of pipsissewa 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 pipsissewa. 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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