There are no known scientific reports of interactions between burdock and conventional medications. However, you should talk to your doctor before taking burdock if you take any of the following:
Diuretics (water pills) -- Burdock could make the effect of these drugs stronger, causing you to become dehydrated.
Medications for diabetes -- Burdock might lower blood sugar, resulting in hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
Arctium lappa; Arctium minus; Burdock
- Reviewed last on: 2/24/2007
- Steven D. Ehrlich, N.M.D., private practice specializing in complementary and alternative medicine, Phoenix, AZ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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