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Black Nightshade

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How does Black Nightshade work?

There isn't enough information to know how black nightshade might work for medicinal uses.

Are there safety concerns?

Black nightshade is UNSAFE. It contains a toxic chemical called solanin. At lower doses, it can cause nausea, vomiting, headache, and other side effects. At higher doses, it can cause severe poisoning. Signs of poisoning include irregular heart beat, trouble breathing, dizziness, drowsiness, twitching of the arms and legs, cramps, diarrhea, paralysis, coma, and death.

Do not take black nightshade if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding. It can harm the fetus.
 

Dosing considerations for Black Nightshade.

The appropriate dose of black nightshade 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 black nightshade. 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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