Wasabi contains chemicals that may have anticancer effects and anti-inflammatory effects and may also slow blood clotting.
People take wasabi by mouth for heart disease, cancer, stomach pain, indigestion, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
Don't confuse wasabi with horseradish or moringa. These are not the same.
Uses & Effectiveness
We currently have no information for WASABI overview.
Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if wasabi is safe to use when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Bleeding disorders: Wasabi might slow blood clotting. Large amounts of wasabi might increase the risk of bleeding and bruising in people with bleeding disorders.
Surgery: Wasabi might slow blood clotting. Large amounts of wasabi might cause too much bleeding during surgery. Stop taking wasabi as a medicine at least 2 weeks before surgery.
Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant/Antiplatelet drugs) interacts with WASABI
Wasabi might slow blood clotting. Taking large amounts of wasabi along with medications that also slow blood clotting might increase the risk of bruising and bleeding.
Be cautious with this combination
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