Blackberry

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About

Blackberry is a plant. The leaf, root, and fruit (berry) are used to make medicine.

Blackberry is used for treating diarrhea, fluid retention, diabetes, gout, and pain and swelling (inflammation); and for preventing cancer and heart disease.

It is also used as a mouth rinse for mild mouth and throat irritation.

How it works

Blackberry contains chemicals that might have antioxidant effects. It also contains chemicals that might protect against cancer.

Effectiveness

Not Proven
Fluid retention
Diarrhea
Other conditions

Concerns

Blackberry is safe in amounts used as food. There isn't enough information available to know if blackberry is safe in the larger amounts used as medicine.

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Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of blackberry duringpregnancyandbreast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.Dosing considerations for Blackberry.

Interactions

No information available.

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