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Blackwort: Blackwort is a flowering herb that is claimed to have anti-inflammatory and soothing effects when used externally. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has advised that blackwort products be taken off the market due to a risk of cancer and liver toxicity when taken internally.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Blackwort

Adequate amounts of Blackwort are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Blackwort

Adequate amounts of Blackwort are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Blackwort

Excessive intake of Blackwort may involve the following risks:

  • Should not be taken internally due to risk of cancer and liver toxicity
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your healthcare provider before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Blackwort: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Blackwort) include:

  • Symphytum officinale
  • Knitbone
  • Bruisewort
  • Gum plant
  • Comfrey
  • Wallwort

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