September 25, 2016

Southern Prickly Ash

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How does Southern Prickly Ash work?

The chemicals in southern prickly ash are thought to cause sleepiness, decrease swelling, kill bacteria, inhibit liver enzymes, and increase saliva production.

Are there safety concerns?

The BARK of southern prickly ash may be safe when used as a medicine. The safety of the BERRY is not known. The potential side effects of southern prickly ash are not known.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to use southern prickly ash if you are pregnant. It might start your menstrual period and that could harm the pregnancy.

It's also best to avoid southern prickly ash if you are breast-feeding. It might cause colic in a nursing infant.

Liver disease: There is some concern that southern prickly ash might affect the liver.

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