How does Evodia work?

Chemicals contained in evodia might have several effects in the body. They might decrease pain and inflammation, decrease diarrhea, decrease blood pressure, stimulate the heart, and have many other effects. But these effects have only been shown in animals. There is not enough information to know if evodia has these effects in people.

Are there safety concerns?

There is not enough information available to know if evodia is safe or what side effects it causes.

Do not take evodia if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You are scheduled for surgery in the next two weeks. Evodia might increase the risk of bleeding.

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