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Does anyone know if its safe to take Damania while breastfeeding?

Anyone? I'm looking for something to help boost my sex drive, but I don't want to take chemical junk.

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EvaSerenity

Asked by EvaSerenity at 7:17 PM on Mar. 1, 2010 in Health

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  • No studies have been done on damiana and pregnancy or nursing. Most herbalists say it's fine. The real caution is that it can have a diuretic effect-- it can dehydrate you. That may reduce your supply.

    Also, it can increase fertility. It's an herb that I wouldn't take unless I was willing to get pregnant. I would have to consider birth spacing before taking it.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 9:50 PM on Mar. 1, 2010

  • Thanks! Do you know if it will affect the baby? Thats my main concern...
    EvaSerenity

    Answer by EvaSerenity at 11:53 PM on Mar. 1, 2010

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