Overview

Wahoo is a tree. The trunk, root bark, and fruit are used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, people take wahoo root bark for indigestion, constipation, and water retention. They also use it as a tonic and to stimulate bile flow. Bile is produced by the liver and is important in the digestion of fats.

How does it work ?

Wahoo might stimulate the digestive tract and affect the heart. There isn't enough information to know how it might work for as a medicine.

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