In this Article
- What other names is Chinese Mallow known by?
- What is Chinese Mallow?
- How does Chinese Mallow work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Chinese Mallow.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of Chinese mallow during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Diabetes: Chinese mallow might lower blood sugar. Taking Chinese mallow extract along with diabetes medications used to lower blood sugar might cause your blood sugar to go too low. Monitor your blood sugar closely. The dose of your diabetes medication might need to be changed.
Surgery: Chinese mallow might affect blood sugar levels. There is some concern that it might make blood sugar control difficult during and after surgery. Stop taking Chinese mallow at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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