February 11, 2016

Red Raspberry

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How does Red Raspberry work?

The chemicals in red raspberry might have antioxidant effects and help relax blood vessels.

Are there safety concerns?

Red raspberry fruit seems safe for most people when used as a medicine, or in amounts found in foods.

Red raspberry leaf might be safe for use in medicinal amounts during late pregnancy under the direct supervision of a healthcare provider.

Do not take red raspberry leaf if:
  • You have breast cancer.
  • You have uterine cancer.
  • You have ovarian cancer.
  • You have endometriosis.
  • You have uterine fibroids.

Dosing considerations for Red Raspberry.

The appropriate dose of red raspberry 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 red raspberry. 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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