Hazelnut contains oil, protein, fiber, and antioxidants. The antioxidants in hazelnut might have heart health benefits.
People use hazelnut for obesity, high cholesterol, heart disease, dementia, and other purposes, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Hazelnut is a tree nut. It is considered a major food allergen.
Uses & Effectiveness
Possibly Ineffective for
Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Hazelnut is commonly consumed in foods. There isn’t enough reliable information to know if hazelnut is safe to use as medicine while pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and stick to food amounts.
Allergies: People who are allergic to peanuts, cashews, walnuts, mugwort pollen, Brazil nut, birch pollen, or macadamia nut might also be allergic to hazelnut.
We currently have no information for HAZELNUT overview.
As medicine, there isn’t enough reliable information to know what an appropriate dose of hazelnut might be. Speak with a healthcare provider before use.
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