Herbs and Pregnancy2018-07-16T05:14:53+00:00

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Herbs and pregnancy

There are herbs that can cause uterine contractions or birth defects if taken internally during pregnancy. There is not sufficient research on the effects of these herbs externally during pregnancy, so we recommend that you avoid them altogether. It always important to consult with your doctor if trying any herbal remedies or teas during pregnancy. Here are a few herbs to avoid completely:

Angelica
Barberry
Black Cohosh
Carrara Sagrada
Cayenne
Cinnamon

Dang Gui
Elder Bark
Ephedra
Fennel
Fenugreek
Feverfew

Ginseng
Golden seal
Lavender
Lovage
Motherwort
Mugwort

Nutmeg
Parsley
Rinsing
Sage
Senna Leaf
Thyme
Wild Yam