Calabar bean contains a chemical that affects signals between muscles and nerves. This chemical affects many parts of the body.
People use calabar bean for constipation, epilepsy, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. Using calabar bean is also unsafe.
Uses & Effectiveness
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Drying medications (Anticholinergic drugs) interacts with CALABAR BEAN
Calabar bean can increase a chemical in the body called acetylcholine. Acetylcholine plays a big part in many important body functions. Some medications, called anticholinergic drugs, block the effects of acetylcholine in the body. Taking calabar bean might decrease the effects of anticholinergic drugs.
Be watchful with this combination
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