Some commonly Used HERBS, their Indications and Contra-indications

ASIAN GINSENG

  • During convalescence
  • Lack of energy
  • Inability to concentrate

Contraindicated in; hypertension, heart palpitations, asthma, insomnia, pregnancy and lactation, pregnancy & lactation, inflammation or infections with high fever, history of breast cancer, schizophrenia.

GINGER

  • Dyspepsia
  • Prophylaxis of symptoms of travel sickness

Contraindicated in Bleeding Disorder, Gall Stone.

GARLIC

  • Hyperlipoproteinnaemia
  • Arteriosclerosis

Contraindicated in Peptic Ulcer, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Bleeding Disorders.

GINGKO

  • Weakened memory
  • Vertigo
  • Mood swings
  • Intermittent claudication

Contraindicated in Bleeding Disorders; Epilepsy; Diabetes; Infertility

FISH OIL

  • Hypertension
  • Hyperlipidaemia
  • Stroke
  • Mental Health
  • Eye Health
  • Bipolar
  • Psychosis
  • Depression

Contraindicated in; Sea food allergy, bleeding, cardiac disease, depression, Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension.

Note: Contraindicated means, not to be used.

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