There are Herbs that can conflict with a surgery. You have to stop using them up to two weeks before...
The following can increase bleeding.
Stop the following 7 days before surgery:
Stop the following 2-3 weeks before surgery:
-Omega-3 (fish oil)
the following can have serious interactions with anesthesia. They recommend you stop taking these herbs 14 days before surgery.
-Ephedura-Can cause seizure, heart attack, and stroke.
-St. John's Wort- heart failure
-Valerian- heart failure, severe confusion
-Ginko Biloba- bleeding in brain and spinal cord
-Licorice- heart attack
Now I am not saying stop taking herbs. I am just saying it's good to be aware of these issues. If you do end up scheduling surgery Give yourself at least 2 weeks to get these herbs out of your system.