Honeysuckle

How does Honeysuckle work?

Honeysuckle might decrease inflammation. However, more information is needed to determine how honeysuckle might work.

Are there safety concerns?

It is not known if honeysuckle, in general, is safe. However, an intravenous preparation that includes honeysuckle and two other herbs has been used safely in children for up to 7 days.

Skin contact with honeysuckle can cause rash in allergic people.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of honeysuckle during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Surgery: Honeysuckle might slow blood clotting, so there is concern that it might increase the risk of extra bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using honeysuckle at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.


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