Herbs to Avoid during Pregnancy

Parasakthi

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  1. Aloe Vera : It may cause miscarriage and birth defects. Among long-term complications are potassium deficiency, heart problems and muscle weakness.
  2. Clove : This may cause liver complications and blood clotting.
  3. Jasmine: This may cause contractions, miscarriage or premature labour.
  4. Cinnamon : It may lead to liver toxicity.
  5. Anise/Aniseed: This may cause skin irritation.
  6. Garlic: It may lead to complications such as uterine contractions and miscarriage.
  7. Lady's Mantle: It may cause liver toxicity with large doses.
  8. Squaw Vine : This cause uterine stimulation, miscarriage or early labour during pregnancy.
  9. Alder Buckthorn : It may cause cramp-like discomfort and nausea.
  10. Barberry : It may cause strong contractions, low blood sugar and foetal distress.
  11. Arbor Vitae : This may cause complications such as vomiting, seizures, diarrhoea, asthma and miscarriage
  12. Bitter Orange: may cause heart irregularities and stroke.
  13. Beth Root: referred to as stomach irritant, it may cause miscarriage or intense labour.
  14. Pennyroyal: herb’s toxicity may hamper liver and kidneys. It may lead to bloody vomiting, alleviated blood pressure and blood clotting disorders.
  15. Oregano : may cause uterine stimulation, leading to miscarriage.
source:eek:nlymyhealth.com
 
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Dear Parasakthi, good caution you have given to the pregnant ladies through your thread. these herbs really a cause for concern for them. thanks
 

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