AVENS Overview Information
How does it work?
Avens contains chemicals called tannins that help treat diarrhea by reducing swelling (inflammation).
AVENS Side Effects & Safety
Avens is safe when used in small amounts as a food flavoring. There isn't enough information to know if it is safe when used in larger medicinal amounts.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Avens might be UNSAFE to take if you are pregnant. It seems to affect the menstrual cycle, and this might cause a miscarriage.
The appropriate dose of avens 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 avens. 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.