SAVIN TOPS Overview Information
Savin tops are the top parts of the savin plant. The branches and leaves are used to make medicine.
Despite serious safety concerns, women take savin tops to cause an abortion.
Some people apply a powder made from savin tops directly to the skin to treat genital warts.
How does it work?
Warts, including genital warts, are caused by viruses. Savin tops contain chemicals that might be able to fight some viruses.
SAVIN TOPS Side Effects & Safety
Savin tops are UNSAFE and can cause death if taken by mouth as a powder or tea. Taking only six drops of the volatile oil can also cause death.
Symptoms of poisoning by savin tops include queasiness, abnormal heart rhythm, spasms, kidney damage, blood in the urine, paralysis, and unconsciousness. Taking savin tops by mouth can also cause severe irritation of the lungs (pneumonitis), digestive tract (gastroenteritis), liver (hepatitis), and kidney (nephritis).
When applied to the skin, savin-tops can cause skin irritation, blisters, and damage from dead cells (necroses).
Special Precautions & Warnings:Savin tops shouldn’t be used by anyone. People with the following conditions may be at even higher risk of side effects:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It’s UNSAFE to take savin tops or apply them to the skin because of the overall toxicity of this product. Additionally, savin tops might cause a miscarriage.
Swelling (inflammation) of the skin, eyes, nose, mouth, or throat: Chemicals in savin tops might make these conditions worse.
SAVIN TOPS Dosing
The appropriate dose of savin tops 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 savin tops. 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.