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19 June 2009

Slimming herbs - Dandelion

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Example
Dandelion root or extract (taraxacum).

Effects
Laxative.

Side effects/Caution
Probably non-toxic because of small quantities included in slimming products. If taken in excess, it may cause diarrhoea, upset the fluid and electrolyte balance and prevent absorption of vital nutrients, leading to deficiencies.
 
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