Poinsettia

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How does Poinsettia work?

There isn't enough information to know how poinsettia works.

Are there safety concerns?

Poinsettia seems unsafe. It can cause skin rash; severe eye irritation; and irritation or burns to the mouth, throat, stomach, and intestinal linings.

Do not take poinsettia if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have a stomach ulcer.
  • You have an irritable bowel disease.
  • You have Crohn's disease.

Dosing considerations for Poinsettia.

The appropriate dose of poinsettia 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 poinsettia. 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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