Some chemicals in rehmannia might affect the immune system and nervous system. Rehmannia might also reduce pain and swelling.
People use rehmannia for kidney disease, anemia, obesity, diabetes, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Uses & Effectiveness
Possibly Effective for
Special Precautions and Warnings
Surgery: Rehmannia might affect blood sugar levels. This might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using rehmannia at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Medications for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs) interacts with REHMANNIA
Rehmannia might lower blood sugar levels. Taking rehmannia along with diabetes medications might cause blood sugar to drop too low. Monitor your blood sugar closely.
Medications for high blood pressure (Antihypertensive drugs) interacts with REHMANNIA
Rehmannia might lower blood pressure. Taking rehmannia along with medications that lower blood pressure might cause blood pressure to go too low. Monitor your blood pressure closely.
Be cautious with this combination
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