Moringa oleifera is a type of tree that is sometimes called the Tree of Life or a Miracle Tree. The sub-Himalayan regions of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan are where this plant grows naturally.
Moringa might be safe to eat if you eat its leaves, fruit, or seeds. But it’s important not to eat the root or anything made from it. There may be a poison in these parts of the plant that can make you paralyzed or
Moringa has been used safely in doses of up to 6 grams per day for up to 3 weeks.
Still, there isn’t enough evidence of interactions based on actual case reports or known facts.
Taking moringa with levothyroxine might make levothyroxine less effective because it makes it harder for the body to absorb levothyroxine.
Drugs that the liver changes (cytochrome P450 (CYP3A4) substrates)2
Moringa could slow down how fast the liver breaks down some drugs. So, taking moringa with medicines that the liver breaks down can make the effects and side effects of those medicines worse.
Lovastatin, Ketoconazole, Itraconazole, Fexofenadine, Triazolam, and many other drugs are broken down by the liver.
Diabetes medications (antidiabetic)2
Moringa could lower the amount of sugar in the blood. People with diabetes who take this supplement along with their diabetes medicines need to keep a close eye on their blood sugar.
Example of medications: Insulin Gliclazide Glimeperide Glyburide Rosiglitazone and etc.
(Antihypertensive)2 Drugs for High Blood Pressure
Moringa could bring down blood pressure. Patients with high blood pressure who take antihypertensive drugs along with this supplement need to keep a close eye on their blood pressure.
Captopril and Enalapril are two examples of medicines.
Losartan Valsartan Diltiazem Amlodipine Hydrochlorothiazide and etc.
Medications that stop blood clots3
Moringa can stop blood from clotting. When anticoagulant drugs are taken with this supplement, there is a high risk of bleeding, and the signs and symptoms of bleeding need to be closely watched.
Warfarin, Heparin, Clopidogrel, and so on are all examples of drugs.