COLLARD

COLLARD
Collard is a vitamin-rich leafy green vegetable known for its high content of vitamins A, C, and K. It is often used in Southern cuisine and offers numerous health benefits, including support for bone health and a strong immune system.
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Uses & Effectiveness

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Overview

Collard is a dark, leafy, vegetable that is commonly eaten as a food source. Collard leaves can also be eaten as a medicine.

Collard is taken by mouth for cancer prevention, as well as for heart disease, obesity, vision problems, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use as medicine.

Collard greens are a rich source of vitamin K, with just one cup providing over 800% of the recommended daily intake. This vitamin is crucial for blood clotting and can also promote bone health.

Side Effects

When taken by mouth: Collard is LIKELY SAFE when consumed in food amounts. There isn't enough reliable information to know if collard is safe when used in medicinal amounts, or what the side effects might be.

Interactions

    Moderate Interaction

    Be cautious with this combination

  • Medications for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs) interacts with COLLARD

    Collard extract might decrease blood sugar. Diabetes medications are also used to lower blood sugar. Taking collard extract along with diabetes medications might cause your blood sugar to go too low. Monitor your blood sugar closely. The dose of your diabetes medication might need to be changed.

    Some medications used for diabetes include glimepiride (Amaryl), glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase PresTab, Micronase), insulin, pioglitazone (Actos), rosiglitazone (Avandia), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), glipizide (Glucotrol), and tolbutamide (Orinase).

Special Precautionsand Warnings

When taken by mouth: Collard is LIKELY SAFE when consumed in food amounts. There isn't enough reliable information to know if collard is safe when used in medicinal amounts, or what the side effects might be. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if eating collard in medicinal amounts is safe when pregnant or breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and stick to usual food amounts.

Dosing

The appropriate dose of collard depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for collard. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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