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Buchu (Agathosma betulina)



Interactions

Buchu/Drug Interactions:
  • AnticoagulantsAnticoagulants: Buchu may enhance the effects of anticoagulants (4).
  • Calcium channel blockersCalcium channel blockers: In in vitro studies, high concentrations of buchu oil appeared to block calcium channels, and may have additive effects with calcium channel blockers (2).
  • Cardiac glycosidesCardiac glycosides: Buchu may additively interact with cardiac glycoside drugs.
  • DiureticsDiuretics: Buchu may interact additively with diuretic drugs.

Buchu/Herb/Supplement Interactions:
  • AnticoagulantsAnticoagulants: Buchu may enhance the effects of anticoagulant herbs (4).
  • Cardiac glycosidesCardiac glycosides: Buchu may interact additively with cardiac glycoside herbs.
  • DiureticsDiuretics: Buchu may interact additively with diuretic herbs.

Buchu/Food Interactions:
  • Insufficient available evidence.

Buchu/Lab Interactions:
  • Coagulation panelCoagulation panel: Buchu may increase coagulation time (4).

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