Herbs and supplements that might lower blood sugar
Raspberry ketone might lower blood sugar levels. Taking it along with other herbs and supplements that might lower blood sugar could lower blood sugar too much in some people. Some herbs and supplements that might lower blood sugar include alpha-lipoic acid, bitter melon, chromium, devil’s claw, fenugreek, garlic, guar gum, horse chestnut, Panax ginseng, psyllium, Siberian ginseng, and others.
Herbs and supplements with stimulant properties
Raspberry ketone might have stimulant effects. Combining raspberry ketone with other herbs and supplements with stimulant properties might increase the chance of stimulant-related side effects such as rapid heart beat and high blood pressure. Some of herbs and supplements with stimulant properties include ephedra, bitter orange, caffeine, and caffeine-containing supplements such as coffee, cola nut, guarana, and mate. There are no known interactions with foods.
The appropriate dose of raspberry ketone depends on several factors such as the user’s age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for raspberry ketone. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.