Some chemicals in Trichopus zeylanicus might stimulate the immune system and improve sex drive.
People use Trichopus zeylanicus for stomach ulcers, sexual problems that prevent satisfaction during sexual activity, obesity, and other purposes, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any use.
Uses & Effectiveness
We currently have no information for TRICHOPUS ZEYLANICUS overview.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if Trichopus zeylanicus is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
"Auto-immune diseases" such as multiple sclerosis (MS), lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), or other conditions: Trichopus zeylanicus might cause the immune system to become more active, and this could increase the symptoms of auto-immune diseases. If you have one of these conditions, it's best to avoid using Trichopus zeylanicus.
Medications that decrease the immune system (Immunosuppressants) interacts with TRICHOPUS ZEYLANICUS
Trichopus zeylanicus can increase the activity of the immune system. Some medications, such as those used after a transplant, decrease the activity of the immune system. Taking Trichopus zeylanicus along with these medications might decrease the effects of these medications.
Be cautious with this combination
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