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Fermented wheat germ extract is made by treating extract of wheat kernel with yeast.

Fermented wheat germ extract is used for cancer, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), sunburn, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific research to support any use.

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Fermented wheat germ extract might prevent cancer from becoming worse by slowing cancer growth. It might also stimulate the immune system and have antioxidant effects.

When taken by mouth: Fermented wheat germ extract is POSSIBLY SAFE when taken by mouth. Doses of 8.5-9 grams once or twice per day have been used safely for up to 12 months. Fermented wheat germ extract might cause feelings of fullness, diarrhea, nausea, gas, constipation, or soft stools when taken by mouth.

When applied to the skin: There isn't enough reliable information to know if fermented wheat germ extract is safe or what the side effects might be when applied to the skin.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if fermented wheat germ extract is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Children:Fermented wheat germ extract is POSSIBLY SAFE when taken by mouth. Doses of 6 grams/m2 twice per day have been used safely for 29 months.

Organ transplant recipients:Fermented wheat germ extract might increase the immune system. This might increase the risk of organ transplant rejection. If you have received an organ transplant, don't use fermented wheat germ extract until more is known.

There are no known interactions with medications. Before taking this product, talk with your health 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 fermented wheat germ extract 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 fermented wheat germ extract. 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.

Fermented Extract Of Wheat Germ, FWGE, MSC, Triticum Aestivum Germ Extract, Triticum Vulgare Germ Extract.

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