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Moreover, this herb contains some active substances that may interact with other medicines for hypertension or other health conditions that you are taking.
For these reasons, the use of this herb should be taken under the supervision of your doctor /healthcare provider. If you believe that it may help improve your hypertension, make sure to consult first with your doctor!
While this herb may help for lowering both systolic and diastolic pressures, but if you get it too much, this may become counterproductive.
Typically, most adults don’t experience any side effects of this herb. But in high dose, it can be potential to cause mouth irritation, digestive problem (especially diarrhea), and heartburn (mild heartburn).
In general, most adults should not take it more than 4 gram a day. For pregnant women, the use of it should be not greater than 1 gram a day.