Betony

How does Betony work?

It is thought that the chemicals in betony may decrease blood pressure, and this suggests it might be useful for treating headache and anxiety.

Are there safety concerns?

There is not enough information about betony to know if it is safe to take. It might cause stomach upset in some people.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking betony if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Low blood pressure (hypotension): Betony might lower blood pressure. It might cause blood pressure to drop too low in people prone to low blood pressure.

Surgery: Betony might affect blood pressure. So there is some concern that it might interfere with blood pressure control during and after surgery. Stop using betony at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.


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