People use marsh Labrador tea for muscle and joint pain (rheumatism), bronchitis, cold, cough, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. Using marsh Labrador tea can also be unsafe.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Swelling after surgery.
- Pain and swelling of the muscles and joints (rheumatism).
- Whooping cough.
- Fluid retention.
- Stimulating milk flow.
- Increasing sweating.
- Causing an abortion.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Stomach or intestinal problems such as gastritis or inflammatory bowel disease: Marsh Labrador tea might make these conditions worse. Avoid use.
Kidney problems: Don't use marsh Labrador tea if you have kidney problems. It could make your condition worse.
Urinary tract problems such as kidney or bladder infections: Marsh Labrador tea might make these conditions worse. Avoid use.
Surgery: Marsh Labrador tea can slow down the central nervous system and cause sleepiness and other effects. There is some concern that marsh Labrador tea might slow down the central nervous system too much if it is combined with anesthesia and other medications during and after surgery. Stop using marsh Labrador tea at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Sedative medications (CNS depressants) interacts with MARSH LABRADOR TEA
Marsh Labrador tea might cause sleepiness and drowsiness. Medications that cause sleepiness are called sedatives. Taking marsh Labrador tea along with sedative medications might cause too much sleepiness.
Some sedative medications include clonazepam (Klonopin), lorazepam (Ativan), phenobarbital (Donnatal), zolpidem (Ambien), and others.
Be cautious with this combination
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