May 4, 2016

Forsythia

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How does Forsythia work?

Forsythia might decrease inflammation. However, more information is needed to determine how forsythia might work.

Are there safety concerns?

It is not known if forsythia is safe when taken by mouth. There is some information that an injectable form might be safe when used in children.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of forsythia during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Surgery: Because forsythia might slow blood clotting, there is a concern that it might cause extra bleeding during and after surgery. Stop taking forsythia at least two weeks before a scheduled surgery.


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