An ancient herb is renowned for its use to treat stomach complaints and nausea.Origin:South East Asia.
May be useful for but not limited to:Treat sinus congestion.Nervousness & upset stomach.Bronchitis & as a lung tonic.Migraines.Blood cleanser & blood builder.
Avoid high doses in pregnancy (max of 2000mg/day). Commission E suggests people with gallstones consult their physician before use.Use with caution in gastric ulcers or reflux. Suspend high dose use (>10g) 1 week before surgery.Known drug interactions:Avoid with warfarin (Coumadin; Marevan). May increase prothrombin time and international normalised ratio (INR) values. Patients should be monitored for prothrombin & INR values.Use with caution:Antiplatelet medications including Aspirin (including Aspro; Solprin; Astrix; Cartia). Co-prescription may increase bruising & bleeding.