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Tolu Balsam

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How does Tolu Balsam work?

Tolu balsam contains ingredients that help break up congestion. It might also work as a skin protectant.

Are there safety concerns?

Tolu balsam is safe in food amounts and seems safe for use as a medicine when taken by mouth. There isn't enough information to know if it is safe when applied to the skin as a medicine.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of tolu balsam during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Fever: Don't take tolu balsam if you have a fever or a condition that involves swelling.

Kidney disease: There is concern that tolu balsam might make kidney disease worse. Don't use it if you have kidney problems.

Tolu balsam allergy: Don't take tolu balsam if you are allergic to it.

Dosing considerations for Tolu Balsam.

The appropriate dose of tolu balsam 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 tolu balsam. 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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