In this Article
- What other names is Quassia known by?
- What is Quassia?
- How does Quassia work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Quassia.
Quassia is POSSIBLY SAFE when used on the skin.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Quassia is LIKELY UNSAFE when taken by mouth during pregnancy or breast-feeding. It can cause cell damage and nausea.
There is not enough reliable information about the safety of applying quassia to the skin or scalp you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Digestive tract problems or diseases, such as stomach or intestinal ulcers, Crohn's disease, infections, and many other conditions: In large amounts quassia can irritate the digestive tract. Don't use it if you have one of these conditions.
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