In this Article
- What other names is Evodia known by?
- What is Evodia?
- How does Evodia work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Evodia.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It might be UNSAFE to use evodia if you are pregnant. It contains some chemicals that affects pregnant animals. These chemicals cause the animals' uterus to contract and also seem to reduce the size of the litter. It's not known if evodia affects pregnant women, but it's best to stay on the safe side and avoid use.
It's also best to avoid using evodia if you are breast-feeding. Not enough is known about its effects.
Surgery: Evodia seems to slow blood clotting. There is a concern that it might increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using evodia at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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