User Reviews for Annatto

Comments & ratings on the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of annatto.

Most voted positive review

10 People found this comment helpful

I use annatto seeds for pancreatic cancer as it has a high concentration of tocotrienol, which MAY be helpful. I use 5G a day blended into a fruit and vegetable juice mixture. As far as I can tell, I have had no ill effects. I do not know whether it is helpful for my cance rbut I remain alive 5 years after diagnosis.

Most voted negative review

9 People found this comment helpful

Ingested as an ingredient in food. Have figured out that I have to read food labels to avoid this, as it causes pain and stiffness in multiple joints (knees, hips, wrists fingers, even pain along spine)--severe enough to wake me at night. I'm also sensitive to nightshade vegetables (potatoes, tomatoes, eggplant, peppers) which also cause athritis-like symptoms--but I'm find if I carefully avoid th...

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