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Herbs to Avoid During Lactation

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Herbs to Avoid During Lactation

 

Black Cohosh

Black Walnut

Bladderwrack

Borage

Buchu

Buckthorn

Cascara Sagrada

Chaparral

Coltsfoot

Comfrey Leaf

Comfrey Root

Elecampane

Ephedra

Ginseng (Siberian Ginseng aka Eleuthero is fine, except for those with high blood pressure)

Goldenseal (internal use in jaundiced newborns)

Horsetail

Jamaican Dogwood Juniper Berry

Kava Kava Root

Kelp

Licorice Root

Ma-Huang

Mugwort

Myrrh

Oregon Grape Root (in jaundiced newborns)

Pleurisy Root

Rue

Sage

Sarsaparilla

Saw Palmetto

Senna

Sumac

Turkey Rhubarb

Uva Ursi

Wormwood