What Is Calendula Used for Today?
Interactions You Should Know About
- Sedative drugs: Calendula might increase the sedative effect.
- Medications to reduce blood pressure: Internal use of calendula might amplify the blood pressure-lowering effect.
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- Reviewer: EBSCO CAM Review Board
- Review Date: 08/2013 -
- Update Date: 08/22/2013 -