Shepherd’s Purse

Capsella bursa-pastoris



Medicinal Use:

Diuretic (water retention)

Circulation

Low blood pressure

Diarrhea

Headaches

Vomiting blood

Blood in urine

Bladder infections

Stimulates menstrual flow while reduces excess flow / cramps / long flows

Contraindications:

Pregnancy and lactating

Children

Heart conditions

Kidney stones

Thyroid conditions

Warning:

Strict dosage: excess can cause drowsiness, changes in BP, changes in thyroid function, heart palpitations

Overdosing can cause paralysis and breathing difficulties!!!!

Surgery – stop use 2 weeks prior to surgery

Interactions:

Sedatives: Ativan, Ambien etc.

Thyroid meds


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