There is no well-established standard "dosage" for acai berries, as is the case with other fruits (see Acai Dosage for more information).
There are no clearly established side effects of acai berries (see Acai Side Effects for more information).
Theoretically, acai may interact with some medications (see Acai Drug Interactions).
As a fruit, the acai berry is assumed to be safe for most people, especially when consumed in moderation. However, some people may be more likely to experience problems. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this product medicinally if you have:
- Any chronic or severe medical condition
- Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatments for cancer
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Acai and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Acai and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Acai Warnings for more information.)