What herbs can not do with pregnancy
During pregnancy, a woman bears a double responsibility – for herself and her baby. Maximum care should be taken in the diet, as well as taking medication. Often, future mothers replace medicines with various herbal remedies, believing that folk recipes are absolutely safe for both her and the future child. And sometimes she wants to pamper herself and relax with a cup of fragrant herbal tea. However, do not rush to brew this or that medicinal plant, many of them can hardly be called harmless. Let’s figure out what herbs can not drink during pregnancy and why.
Not all herbs are useful and harmless in pregnancy, some of them can cause a reduction in the musculature of the uterus, placental abruption and, as a consequence, interruption of gestation or spontaneous abortion. A number of herbs contain poisonous components that, with the mother’s blood flow, will reach the baby and cause him to stop heartbeat or die from the brain. Further, the mother’s organism will independently detach such a frozen fruit.
In this regard, during pregnancy, it is strictly forbidden to use the following herbs:
- barberry – it is often included in fees for the treatment of anemia, as well as diseases of the biliary and liver;
- aloe – used in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, has not only a laxative effect, but also stimulates muscle