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Do any medicines have interactions with saffron?

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When used as a supplement, saffron may cause problems for people on blood pressure medicine or blood thinners. Check with your doctor before using it if you are taking medication.

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L.J., editor, , 3rd edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Saffron."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Saffron."

Rakel D. , 3rd edition, Saunders, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Akhondzadeh, B. , March 30, 2007. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry

Natural Standard: "Saffron (Crocus sativus)."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 3, 2020

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L.J., editor, , 3rd edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Saffron."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Saffron."

Rakel D. , 3rd edition, Saunders, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Akhondzadeh, B. , March 30, 2007. Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry

Natural Standard: "Saffron (Crocus sativus)."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 3, 2020

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