HAZELNUT Overview Information
How does it work?
Hazelnut contains oil, protein, and fiber. There isn’t enough information to know how hazelnut might work for medicinal uses.
- High cholesterol.
- Use as an antioxidant.
- Other conditions.
HAZELNUT Side Effects & Safety
Hazelnut seems to be safe for most people in food amounts. But some people are allergic to hazelnuts and have had serious allergic reactions including life-threatening breathing problems (anaphylaxis). Hazelnuts have also been associated with one reported outbreak of botulism from contaminated yogurt.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Hazelnut is safe in amounts found in food, but there’s not enough information to know if it’s safe in the larger amounts that are used as medicine.
Allergies: People who are allergic to peanuts, mugwort pollen, Brazil nut, birch pollen, and macadamia nut might also be allergic to hazelnut.
The appropriate dose of hazelnut 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 hazelnut. 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.