Possible Interactions with: Jamaica Dogwood
   

Possible Interactions with: Jamaica Dogwood
Also listed as: Piscidia erythrina; Piscidia piscipula
 

Although there are no known scientific reports of interactions between Jamaica dogwood and conventional medications, this herb may intensify the sedative effects of some drugs used for insomnia or anxiety (collectively referred to as central nervous system depressants). Therefore, if you take medicines for sedation or anxiety, you should check with your physician before using Jamaica dogwood.


Drug Interactions
Central Nervous System Depressants

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