Coumarin - Foods & Herbs List
AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE ON COUMARINModerately toxic, vascular tonic, hypotensive, and anti-inflammatory.
Coumarins are also anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and anti-edematous. Coumarins are a cooling vascular tonic, appetite suppressing polyphenol that smells like fresh cut lawn. It is commonly found in beans, and the grass and carrot families (poaceae, and apiaceae).
Coumarins are often hypotensive and hypolipidemic.
Excess of coumarins are known to cause liver damage, cancer, and impair cognitive development. Fermentation of coumarins results in formation of dicoumarin, a potent anticoagulant that competes with vitamin K and can cause internal hemorrhage.
While coumarin may be harmful as an extract, in the context of most herbs it has few reported cases of harm.
OTHER HERB ACTIONS AFFECTING HEART-CIRCULATION-BLOOD
CONTRAINDICATIONS / AGGRAVATES / IS AGGRAVATED BY*'Coumarin' may aggravate, or be aggravated by, these symptoms and causes below.
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About the AuthorJohn Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda biocharacteristics. His approach to Ayurveda is clinical, yet exudes an ease which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda, offering professional clinical training in Ayurveda for over 15 years.
John's interest in Ayurveda and specialization in digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, as well as public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well. Outside of work, John enjoys spending time with his wife and 6 kids, and pursuing his love of theology, philosophy, and language.