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A food supplement to support your health sometimes known as common wireweed.
Extracts such as tinctures or essences offer a convenient alternative to herbal teas. They may also be used in food, food supplements, cosmetics and as a starter ingredient by herbalists in prescription formulas.
Sida acuta extracted in beet ethanol (alcohol). The part used is the leaf. The strength is 1:3 45%. Suggested serving size of up to 4ml.
Adults: Take from 25 drops up to 4ml in a little water 3 times a day unless otherwise directed by your practitioner.
Only use this tincture under the advice of a medical or herbal medicine practitioner.
Do not use if you are pregnant or if you are planning to become pregnant.
Not all herbs are suitable in breastfeeding or for young children, or if you are unwell, have health concerns or an ongoing illness.
Sida acuta can cause increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, stroke or seizures in some individuals. This is rare. If a side effect is experienced please let us know.
Sida may lower blood glucose and you should monitor this closely if you are taking metformin or a diabetic medication. Foods, herbs and food supplements can interact with some medicines. For more information on potential interactions for this herb please visit our Herbs A-Z section and consult your medical herbalist or doctor before taking this herb.
In-depth information about the traditional uses of this herb can be found in our Herbs A-Z section.