Antagonism of the anticoagulant effect of warfarin caused by the use of Commiphora molmol as a herbal medication: a case report

@article{AlFaraj2005AntagonismOT,
  title={Antagonism of the anticoagulant effect of warfarin caused by the use of Commiphora molmol as a herbal medication: a case report},
  author={Saud Al Faraj},
  journal={Annals of Tropical Medicine \& Parasitology},
  year={2005},
  volume={99},
  pages={219 - 220}
}
  • S. Al Faraj
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Tropical Medicine & Parasitology
The shrub or small tree Commiphora molmol, known in Arabic as murrah (‘the bitter’) and in English as myrrh, is often used as a herbal remedy in the Arab world, usually as an aqueous extract of the boiled gummy root, taken by mouth. The commonest traditional use is for the treatment of diabetes mellitus. There is some evidence, from rats given a petroleum extract of the plant resin, that the herb can help alleviate some of the problems of diabetes, by reducing appetite and food intake (S. Al… Expand
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