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Yarrow (Achillea millefolium)



Interactions

Yarrow/Drug Interactions:
  • AnticoagulantsAnticoagulants: Based on its coumarin content, yarrow may interfere with anticoagulants (6; 12).
  • AntihypertensivesAntihypertensives: Yarrow may interfere with blood pressure medications (11).
  • PhotosensitizersPhotosensitizers: Potential side effects of yarrow allergy may include phytodermatitis, including irritant plant dermatitis, phototoxic and photo-allergic dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, and airborne contact dermatitis (10). Caution is advised when taking other photosensitizing agents, as side effects may increase.

Yarrow/Herb/Supplement Interactions:
  • AnticoagulantsAnticoagulants: Based on its coumarin content, yarrow may interfere with anticoagulants (6; 12).
  • AntihypertensivesAntihypertensives: Yarrow may interfere with blood pressure agents (11).
  • PhotosensitizersPhotosensitizers: Potential side effects of yarrow allergy may include phytodermatitis, including irritant plant dermatitis, phototoxic and photo-allergic dermatitis, allergic dermatitis, and airborne contact dermatitis (10). Caution is advised when taking other photosensitizing agents, such as St. John's wort, as side effects may increase.

Yarrow/Food Interactions:
  • Insufficient available evidence.

Yarrow/Lab Interactions:
  • Insufficient available evidence.

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