Black Raspberry

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About

Black raspberry is a plant. The fruit (berry) is a familiar food. The berry, along with the leaf, is also used to make medicine.

People take black raspberry to treat stomach pain and bleeding and to prevent cancer.

How it works

Black raspberry contains chemicals that might protect against cancer by preventing changes to DNA and blocking the blood supply to tumors.

Effectiveness

Not Proven
Stomach pain
Bleeding
Preventing cancer
Other conditions

Concerns

Black raspberry is safe when used as a food. There isn't enough information to know if it is safe when taken in the larger amounts typically used as medicine.

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Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Black raspberry is safe forpregnantandbreast-feeding women in food amounts. But larger medicinal amounts should be avoided until more is known.Dosing considerations for Black Raspberry.

Interactions

No information available.

The information provided on this page is for reference purposes and is not meant to be used as a medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always consult with a medical professional.