People use maral root for athletic performance, depression, sexual problems that prevent satisfaction during sexual activity, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
How does it work ?
Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for
- Athletic performance.
- Conditions in a man that prevent him from getting a woman pregnant within a year of trying to conceive (male infertility).
- Sexual problems that prevent satisfaction during sexual activity.
- Other conditions.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Allergy to ragweed and related plants: Maral root may cause an allergic reaction in people who are allergic to the Asteraceae/Compositae plant family. Members of this family include ragweed, chrysanthemums, marigolds, daisies, and many others. If you have allergies, be sure to check with your healthcare provider before taking maral root.
Bleeding disorders: Maral root might slow blood clotting. In theory, maral root might increase the risk of bruising and bleeding in people with bleeding disorders.
Surgery: Maral root might slow blood clotting. There is concern that it might increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using maral root at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs) interacts with MARAL ROOT
Maral root might slow blood clotting. Taking maral root along with medications that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding.
Some medications that slow blood clotting include aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, indomethacin (Indocin), ticlopidine (Ticlid), warfarin (Coumadin), and others.
Be cautious with this combination
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