South African Geranium
In this Article
- What other names is Umckaloabo known by?
- What is Umckaloabo?
- How does Umckaloabo work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Umckaloabo.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking Umckaloabo if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Children: Umckaloabo is POSSIBLY SAFE when taken by mouth for up to one week. There is not enough information to know if it is safe when taken for longer periods of time.
"Auto-immune diseases" such as multiple sclerosis (MS), lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), or other conditions: Umckaloabo might cause the immune system to become more active. This could increase the symptoms of auto-immune diseases. If you have one of these conditions, it's best to avoid using Umckaloabo.
Bleeding disorders: A chemical in Umckaloabo, called coumarin, might slow blood clotting and increase bleeding. In theory, Umckaloabo might make bleeding disorders worse.
Surgery: A chemical in Umckaloabo, called coumarin, might slow blood clotting. In theory, Umckaloabo might increase the risk for bleeding during surgical procedures. Stop using Umckaloabo at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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