ELLAGIC ACID

ELLAGIC ACID
Ellagic acid is a naturally occurring polyphenol found in certain fruits and vegetables. It is known for its antioxidant properties and potential health benefits, including anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory effects.
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Uses & Effectiveness

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Overview

Ellagic acid is a naturally occurring substance. The best sources of ellagic acid in the diet are strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, cherries, and walnuts.

Ellagic acid is used for cancer, dark skin patches on the face (melasma), memory and thinking skills (cognitive function), diabetes, and many other purposes, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

Ellagic acid, found in certain fruits like strawberries and pomegranates, is a powerful antioxidant and may have anti-cancer properties, preventing the growth of tumors and protecting cells from DNA damage and oxidative stress.

Side Effects

When taken by mouth: Ellagic acid is POSSIBLY SAFE when taken appropriately for up to 3 months. There isn't enough reliable information to know if ellagic acid is safe or what the side effects might be when used long-term.

When applied to the skin: Ellagic acid is POSSIBLY SAFE when used for up to 6 months. There isn't enough reliable information to know if ellagic acid is safe or what the side effects might be when used long-term.

Interactions

    Moderate Interaction

    Be cautious with this combination

  • Medications for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs) interacts with ELLAGIC ACID

    Ellagic acid might lower blood sugar levels. Taking ellagic acid along with diabetes medications might cause blood sugar to drop too low. Monitor your blood sugar closely.

Special Precautionsand Warnings

When taken by mouth: Ellagic acid is POSSIBLY SAFE when taken appropriately for up to 3 months. There isn't enough reliable information to know if ellagic acid is safe or what the side effects might be when used long-term.

When applied to the skin: Ellagic acid is POSSIBLY SAFE when used for up to 6 months. There isn't enough reliable information to know if ellagic acid is safe or what the side effects might be when used long-term. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if ellagic acid is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing

The appropriate dose of ellagic acid depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for ellagic acid. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

Disclaimer: The information on this site is provided for informational purposes only and is not medical advice. It does not replace professional medical consultation, diagnosis, or treatment. Do not self-medicate based on the information presented on this site. Always consult with a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional before making any decisions about your health.

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