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Any bad experiences with herbs and pregnancy?

I love herbs of all sorts. I am pregnant. Are there any to avoid completely? Currenty I am taking cascara sagrada and ginger. Thanks

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Waitaminute808

Asked by Waitaminute808 at 2:00 PM on Jan. 25, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • i heard to aviod garlic supplements and papaya supplements
    pookipoo

    Answer by pookipoo at 2:03 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Avoid ANY type of cohosh, it can induce labor and cause internal bleeding.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 2:06 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Also avoid Celery Seed & too much Basil, that's what I read.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 2:46 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • I've read about only a few..but I'm always wondering the same thing. Because I love herbal teas and still drink them during pregnancy. I think they havent dont testing on herbs with pregnancy so they can't say if theyre safe or not. Theyre so beneficial so I can only imagine they could do good for the baby..but who knows.
    missmay5

    Answer by missmay5 at 7:32 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

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