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Prickly Ash Side Effects, Interactions and Warnings



  • Prickly Ash may cause an adverse skin reaction and could act as a sedative. Contains coumarins with potential anticoagulant effects.
    - S. Talalaj & Dr A.S Czechowicz, Herbal Remedies Harmful and Beneficial Effects, Hill of Content, Melbourne, 1989;

  • May cause nausea or stomach upset. Not recommended in pregnant or nursing women.
    - Newall CA, Anderson LA, and Phillipson JD. 1996. Northern and Southern Prickly Ash In Herbal Medicines. A Guide for Health Care Professionals. The Pharmaceutical Press, London. Pp. 219-221.

  • Avoid during pregnancy and in cases of acute inflammation of the stomach, internal bleeding or by patient undergoing treatment with anticoagulants. Avoid excessive consumption.
    - S. Talalaj & Dr A.S Czechowicz, Herbal Remedies Harmful and Beneficial Effects, Hill of Content, Melbourne, 1989; Dr. A. B. Howard, Herbal Extracts,1990.







last update: March 2014



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