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Heart Trouble? 30 Herbal Remedies to Avoid
What it is: The extract of the shrub Ruscus aculeatus, also known as butcher’s broom. Sold as a capsule.
What it’s used for: To improve ailments associated with poor circulation, such as varicose veins, venous insufficiency, and leg cramps.
The risk: Butcher’s broom can interfere with the action of alpha-blockers, a class of drug that is prescribed to lower blood pressure.
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