Calanus oil is a red-colored oil that comes from a type of plankton in the North Seas.
Some people take calanus oil for reducing weight, lowering blood pressure and for heart disease.
Calanus oil contains omega-3 fatty acids such as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). It also contains a red pigment called astaxanthin which gives the oil a red color. Research in animals shows that calanus oil might help prevent hardening of the arteries. It might also decrease the size of fat cells in animals. But it is not known if calanus oil has any beneficial effects when consumed by humans.
When taken by mouth: Calanus oil is POSSIBLY SAFE when taken by mouth at doses of up to 2 grams daily for one year.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if calanus oil is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
It is not known if Calanus Oil interacts with any medicines. Before taking Calanus Oil, talk with your healthcare professional if you take any medications.
There are no known interactions with herbs and supplements.
There are no known interactions with foods.
The appropriate dose of calanus oil 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 calanus oil. 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.
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