intestines, and decrease swelling (inflammation).
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vomiting. Applying white horehound directly to the skin can cause skin reactions.
Not enough is known about the safety of white horehound when applied to the skin.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's LIKELY UNSAFE to take white horehound by mouth during pregnancy. It might start menstruation and could cause a miscarriage.
If you are breast-feeding stick to food amounts of white horehound. There isn't enough information about the safety of medicinal amounts.
Don't use white horehound on the skin if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Not enough is known about the safety of topical use.
Diabetes: White horehound might lower blood sugar. Taking white horehound along with diabetes medications might cause your blood sugar to go too low. Monitor your blood sugar closely.
Heart conditions: There is some concern that white horehound might cause irregular heartbeat in people with heart problems. It's best not to use it.
Low blood pressure: White horehound might lower blood pressure. This could cause blood pressure to go to low. White horehound should be used cautiously in people with low blood pressure or those taking medications that lower blood pressure.
Surgery: White horehound might lower blood sugar. This might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop taking white horehound at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
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