- Swelling (inflammation) of the nose, sinuses, and throat.
- Other conditions.
GUMWEED Side Effects & Safety
Gumweed seems safe for most people. But it can cause some side effects such as stomach upset and diarrhea.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of gumweed during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Allergy to ragweed, daisies, and related plants: Gumweed may cause an allergic reaction in people who are sensitive to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking gumweed.
The appropriate dose of gumweed 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 gumweed. 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.