Also indexed as:Indian Ipecac, Tylophora asthmatica, Tylophora indica
Tylophora: Main Image
Common names:
Indian Ipecac
Botanical names:
Tylophora asthmatica, Tylophora indica

Side Effects

Patients using tylophora may experience temporary nausea and vomiting, soreness of the mouth, and loss of taste for salt, particularly with the fresh leaf and tincture.15, 16, 17 The herb’s safety for use during pregnancy and breast-feeding has not been established. People with asthma should be closely monitored by a qualified healthcare professional.

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