Maral Root

18/Description

About

Maral root is a plant. The roots are used to make medicine.

People take maral root by mouth for athletic performance, depression, endurance, to improve fertility in men, parasites, and to improve sexual function in men.

How it works

Maral root contains naturally occurring steroids. These components might increase muscle mass, improve athletic performance, or increase endurance. Maral root might also improve sexual function in men.

Effectiveness

Not Proven
Athletic performance
Depression
Endurance
To improve fertility in men
Parasites
To improve sexual function in men
Other conditions

Concerns

It isn't known if maral root is safe. There is concern that maral root might increase the risk of bleeding in some people.

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Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of maral root duringpregnancyandbreast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.Are there any interactions with medications?

Bleeding disorders: Maral root might slow blood clotting. In theory, maral root might increase the risk of bruising and bleeding in people with bleeding disorders.

Surgery: Maral root might slow blood clotting. There is concern that it might increase the risk of bleeding during and after surgery. Stop using maral root at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.

Interactions

Always consult with your doctor.
Moderate
Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs)

Maral root might slow blood clotting. Taking maral root along with medications that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding.Some medications that slow blood clotting include aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, indomethacin (Indocin), ticlopidine (Ticlid), warfarin (Coumadin), and others.

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