May 24, 2016

Spanish Broom

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How does Spanish Broom work?

There isn't enough information to know how Spanish broom might work as a medicine.

Are there safety concerns?

Spanish broom seems to be safe in amounts typically found in food, but the safety of using larger amounts is not known.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It might be UNSAFE to use Spanish broom if you are pregnant. Spanish broom contains a chemical called sparteine, which could start your menstrual period. This might cause a miscarriage. Some manufacturers try to remove sparteine from their products, but it's best to stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing considerations for Spanish Broom.

The appropriate dose of Spanish broom 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 Spanish broom. 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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