In this Article
- What other names is Job's Tears known by?
- What is Job's Tears?
- How does Job's Tears work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Job's Tears.
However, some research has been done in people. It suggests that fiber contained in Job's tears might decrease how much fat and cholesterol the body absorbs.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It might be UNSAFE to take Job's tears if you are pregnant. Research in animals suggests that it can poison a developing embryo. It can also cause the uterus to contract, and this might harm the pregnancy.
No one knows whether if it is safe to use Job's tears during breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Surgery: Job's tears might lower blood sugar levels. There is some concern that it might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using Job's tears at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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