Possible Interactions with: Lemon Balm

Interactions

Sedatives, Thyroid medications -- Although not yet demonstrated in clinical studies, lemon balm may interfere with sedatives and thyroid medications. If you are taking sedatives (for sleep disorders or anxiety) or medications to regulate your thyroid, you should consult a health care provider before taking lemon balm.

Drug Interactions

SedativesThyroid-regulating Medications

Alternative Names

Balm leaves; Lemon Balm; Melissa; Melissa officinalis

Version Info

  • Last Reviewed on 01/17/2007
  • Ernest B. Hawkins, MS, BSPharm, RPh, Health Education Resources; and Steven D. Ehrlich, NMD, private practice specializing in complementary and alternative medicine, Phoenix, AZ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.

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