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Flashcards in Herbal Deck (7)
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1

echinacea

stimulate immune system; facilitates wound healing
can cause liver inflammation/damage if taken with steroids

2

feverfew

alleviates and helps prevent migraines
relieves pain of arthritis
increases bleeding (watch out with anticoagulants)

3

garlic

lowers BP, cholesterol, triglycerides
increases bleeding

4

ginko biloba

improves memory/alertness
increases bleeding

5

ginseng

increases physical stamina and concentration
increase HR/BP
decrease effectiveness of anticoagulants

6

saw palmetto

helps with enlarged prostate and urinary inflammation
interacts with other hormones

7

St. John's wart

alleviates mild to moderate depression, anxiety, and sleep disorders
interacts with antidepressants, BC pills, cyclosporine, digoxin, HIV and ca meds