Do not take if you are on any type of blood thinner, as herbs are contraindicated for use.
Do not take if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
This is not a complete list of all interactions that may occur—always ask your healthcare provider if any herbs may interact with other medicines that you take.This article was reviewed by Dr. Liem Le.
Dr. Liem Le is a Doctor of Chinese Medicine, Functional Medicine Practitioner, and Nutritionist Integrative Medicine Department at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. He is a part of the teaching staff for the Masters program for the Functional Medicine and Human Nutrition program at University of Western States. Dr. Le is currently working on his fellowship in Integrative Medicine with the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine via a scholarship from the White House to complete the initiative.