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Standish, Maine
A 40-year-old male asked:

Is it safe to take sawpalmetto and tumeric supplements daily? i have read that they both can thin blood just need to know taken together is it safe?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Both saw palmetto and turmeric have many health benefits and are safe to take. While both have some blood-thinning properties (as do many other supplements like ginger, garlic and fish oil), it is safe to take them together. It is generally beneficial to have our blood on the thin side (thick blood tends to be a more common and serious issue than thin blood).

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Standish, Maine
A 40-year-old male asked:

Is it safe to take sawpalmetto and tumeric daily?I have read that they both can thin blood.need to know if both are used together is it safe?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Yes: Don't believe everything you read. Both supplements could theoretically potentiate the effects of Coumadin if you are taking the stuff. Otherwise I am not aware of any direct effect of either on clotting.
Last updated Jun 29, 2020

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