Overview

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

Despite safety concerns, people take kousso for diabetes, cancer, and to get rid of tapeworms, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Kousso contains chemicals that might lower blood sugar. It also contains chemicals that kill tapeworms and can be poisonous.

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