BLACK RASPBERRY Overview Information
Black raspberry is a plant. The fruit (berry) is a familiar food. The berry, along with the leaf, is also used to make medicine.
People take black raspberry to treat stomach pain and bleeding and to prevent cancer.
How does it work?
Black raspberry contains chemicals that might protect against cancer by preventing changes to DNA and blocking the blood supply to tumors.
BLACK RASPBERRY Side Effects & Safety
Black raspberry is safe when used as a food. There isn’t enough information to know if it is safe when taken in the larger amounts typically used as medicine.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Black raspberry is safe for pregnant and breast-feeding women in food amounts. But larger medicinal amounts should be avoided until more is known.
BLACK RASPBERRY Dosing
The appropriate dose of black raspberry for use as treatment 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 raspberry. 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.