Allspice contains a chemical called eugenol, which is thought to have some beneficial effects for pain and infection.
People use allspice for many conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Uses & Effectiveness
We currently have no information for ALLSPICE overview.
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if allspice is safe or what the side effects might be. Some people are allergic to allspice.
Special Precautions and Warnings
When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if allspice is safe or what the side effects might be. Some people are allergic to allspice. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Allspice is commonly used as a flavoring in foods. But there isn't enough reliable information to know if allspice is safe to use as a medicine when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and stick to the amounts found in foods.
Surgery: Allspice might slow blood clotting. There is some concern that it might increase the chance of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using allspice at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs) interacts with ALLSPICE
Allspice might slow blood clotting. Taking allspice along with medications that also slow blood clotting might increase the risk of bruising and bleeding.
Be cautious with this combination
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