Dodder seed/Tukhm-e-Kasoos (تخم کثوث) also known as Cuscuta Reflexa, its extract is an important part of traditional Chinese medicine. Cuscuta or dodder is a genus that consists of nearly 170 different plants. It’s also known commonly as devil’s hair, hairweed or love vine. The seeds of dodder contain biological alkaloids, flavones, anthraquinone, coumarin and tannic acid. These are the active ingredients that make dodder seed so beneficial in traditional medicine.
Side Effects and Considerations:
Dodder seed extract is natural and generally safe. The herb, however, is very powerful and each individual should take the correct dosage. No side effects have been reported, if the extract is taken as recommended by physician.
Dodder might cause stomach pain in some people. It is recommended to avoid its use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
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