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    KOUSSO

    Other Names:

    Agenia Abyssinica, Banksia abyssinica, Brayera anthelmintica, Cossoo, Hagenia, Hagenia abyssinica, Kooso, Kosso.

    KOUSSO Overview
    KOUSSO Uses
    KOUSSO Side Effects
    KOUSSO Interactions
    KOUSSO Dosing
    KOUSSO Overview Information

    Kousso is a plant. The leaves, fruit, and flowers are used to make medicine.

    Despite serious safety concerns, people take kousso to get rid of tapeworms.

    How does it work?

    There isn't enough information to know how kousso might work.

    KOUSSO Uses & Effectiveness What is this?

    Insufficient Evidence for:

    • Tapeworms.
    • Other conditions.
    More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of kousso for these uses.


    KOUSSO Side Effects & Safety

    Kousso is UNSAFE. It can cause irritation of the stomach and intestines, stomach pain, increased salivation, headache, weakness, unconsciousness, vision disorders, spasms, and shock.

    Special Precautions & Warnings:

    While taking kousso isn't safe for anyone, some people should be especially careful to avoid it.

    Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It’s UNSAFE to take kousso if you are pregnant. In addition to serious side effects for the mother, it might cause a miscarriage. It’s also UNSAFE to take kousso if you are breast-feeding.

    Stomach or intestinal problems: Kousso can irritate the stomach and intestines. Don’t use it if you have a digestive tract condition.

    KOUSSO Interactions What is this?

    We currently have no information for KOUSSO Interactions

    KOUSSO Dosing

    The appropriate dose of kousso 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 kousso. 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.

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