February 5, 2016

Southern Prickly Ash

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How does Southern Prickly Ash work?

The chemicals in southern prickly ash are thought to cause sedation, decrease swelling, kill bacteria, inhibits 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.

Do not use southern prickly ash if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have liver problems.

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