May 5, 2016

Sweet Woodruff

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How does Sweet Woodruff work?

Sweet woodruff contains ingredients that can help decrease swelling (inflammation) and kill germs.

Are there safety concerns?

Sweet woodruff is LIKELY SAFE in when consumed in amounts normally found in food. It is POSSIBLY SAFE when used in medicinal amounts, short-term. Sweet woodruff can cause headaches, blackouts, and liver damage when used long-term.

Not enough is known about the safety of putting sweet woodruff on the skin.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking sweet woodruff if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Bleeding disorder: Sweet woodruff contains certain chemicals that might slow blood clotting. This might increase the risk of bruising and bleeding in people with bleeding disorders.

Surgery: Sweet woodruff contains certain chemicals that might slow blood clotting. It might cause extra bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using sweet woodruff at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.

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