A good number of people (particularly seniors) take multiple medications that have the potential to negatively interact. When you add herbs to the mix, the chances of some type of interaction may increase significantly.
And today, herbal remedies are not just for health food stores anymore. Herbals have gone main stream, and as sales continue to rise, so do concerns about their interactions with prescription and more traditional over-the-counter drugs.
Does that mean you should stop taking medication, supplements or forget about herbs?
No, absolutely not! But you do want to be aware of possible interactions and exercise caution. [Read more…]