What Are The Uses Of Tannic acid?
Tannic acid is present in nut gulls formed by insects. It is used in medicine as it:
Treats fever, cold sores, blisters, poison ivy, sore tonsils, chronic diarrhoea, receding gums, sore throat, skin rashes, bleeding, bloody urine, dysentery, cancer, painful joints, persistent cough, haemorrhoids.
What Are The Side Effects Of Tannic acid?
Tannic acid is usually safe, but an overdose may cause:
- Vomiting, stomach irritation
- Liver damage, nausea
Please consult a physician if the symptoms are persistent.
What Are The Contraindications Of Tannic acid?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Hypersensitivity towards tannic acid or any other allergies.
- Liver disease, kidney disease
- Heart failure
- Pregnancy, breastfeeding