Coumadin worked normally in the people who got the placebo. But in those taking Coumadin and ginseng, the drug's blood-thinning effects were significantly reduced. The bottom line: If you're on Coumadin or generic warfarin, don't take ginseng supplements or ginseng-containing herbal tea. Indeed patients on warfarin would be well advised to avoid all herbal medications. If a patient on warfarin has any change in his or her ginseng intake (eg, starting, stopping, change in dose, change in brand), it would be prudent to monitor for any change in the anticoagulant effect of warfarin. The effect of ginseng on warfarin has not been established due to abundant conflicting results. Ginseng has been associated with a few episodes of INTRODUCTION - METHODS - DISCUSSION - CONCLUSION AND.
J Altern Complement Med. Jul;14(6) doi: /acm Interaction between warfarin and Panax ginseng in ischemic stroke patients. Ginseng is an herb regarded as a homeopathic medicinal treatment for curing many ailments of the human body. The two types of ginseng. Chicago, IL - The anticoagulant effect of warfarin is reduced by ginseng, a new study reports. They note that one limitation of this study was that it included young healthy volunteers, whereas patients taking warfarin are generally older with clinically significant health problems.
July 5, Ginseng, one of the best selling herbal supplements in the United States, interferes with warfarin, a drug commonly used to. In a randomized trial, this herb inhibited the anticoagulant effect. The authors conclude that American ginseng reduced the anticoagulant effect of warfarin by induction of hepatic P enzyme system activity. A four-week study of 20 healthy subjects looked at interactions between Panax quinquefolius L. (American ginseng) and warfarin. The subjects received warfarin .