Imporving recovery from bacterial infection in chronic bronchitis, infection, inflammation
Psychological symptoms of menopause, tonic for the elderly, organ prolapse
Cold limbs, spontaneous sweating, asthma.
Drug abuse, Alcoholism, adjuvant therapy while undergoing radiation therapy
Possible cancer peventative (excluding cancer of the breast, bladder, cervix and thyroid)
Do not use inacute asthma, signs of heat, excessive menstruation, nose bleeds, haemorrhage, hypokalaemia, oedema, acute period of coronary thrombosis and during acute infections.
Avoid use in cardiac disorders and hypertension since the clincal implications are unclear. Best to avoid in individuals that are highly energetic, nervous, tense, hysterc, manic or schizophenic. Should not be taken with antipsychotic drugs or during treatment with hormones.
Avoid concurrent use with stimulants such as caffeine and amphetamines; may over stimulate susceptible individuals at high does. Caution with cardiac disorders, diabetes, hyper and hypotensive disorders and in all steriod therapy. Oestrogenic-like side effects have been reported in pre and post menopausal women – clinical studies are inconclusive. Not recommended for long term use.