People use bog Labrador tea for sore throat, chest congestion, coughs, lung infections, diarrhea, joint and muscle pain (rheumatism), and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.
In foods, bog Labrador tea is used as a beverage or to make beer more intoxicating.
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Uses & Effectiveness
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Special Precautions and Warnings
Medications changed by the liver (Cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4) substrates) interacts with BOG LABRADOR TEA
Some medications are changed and broken down by the liver. Bog Labrador tea might increase how quickly the liver breaks down some medications. Taking bog Labrador tea along with some medications that are broken down by the liver can decrease the effects and side effects of some medications. Before taking bog Labrador tea, talk to your healthcare provider if you are taking any medications that are changed by the liver.
Some medications changed by the liver include lovastatin (Mevacor), clarithromycin (Biaxin), cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune), diltiazem (Cardizem), estrogens, indinavir (Crixivan), amiodarone (Cordarone), ticagrelor (Brilinta), triazolam (Halcion), and others.
Be cautious with this combination
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