Precatory Bean

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How does Precatory Bean work?

Precatory bean contains abrin, which is toxic and prevents cells from growing or functioning normally. Precatory bean also contains chemicals that might interfere with blood clotting, reduce inflammation, and lessen allergies.

Are there safety concerns?

Precatory bean is UNSAFE because it contains a toxic substance. Symptoms of toxicity include stomach cramping, followed by severe diarrhea and vomiting that can become bloody. Other symptoms include cold sweat, fever, weakness, and a fast heart rate. Symptoms can happen within hours or appear up to several days later. Death can occur after 3-4 days of persistent stomach problems and other symptoms.

Children are particularly sensitive to the effects of precatory bean. Children can die after swallowing just one seed. If exposure to precatory bean is suspected, get immediate medical assistance.

When seeds come in contact with the skin, they can cause inflammation, irritation, and severe eye problems.

While precatory bean isn't safe for anyone to take, some people should be particularly careful to avoid use.

Do not use precatory bean if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Dosing considerations for Precatory Bean.

The appropriate dose of precatory bean 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 precatory bean. 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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Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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