Herbs and Pregnancy
Herbalife, Herbs and Pregnancy
Further to our conversation at Herbalife and pregnancy
All Herbalife products are absolutely the best and they can promote a perfectly healthy body.
But pregnancy is an exception and when you pregnant you should read the information on the labels. Not every product can be used.
Herbalife F1 Nutritional shake, fiber, multivitamins, Herbalifeline can be used during pregnancy.
However I decline to use Aloe Vera, Rose-Ox, Xtra-cal, Tang Kuei.
- A woman should avoid herbs with the effect particularly affecting the uterine muscle, increasing blood circulation and over having a laxative effect.
- Another general principle is that no herb should not be used long term (longer than 14 days).
- Note also the various herbal compounds that are imported to us from abroad (eg.from Asia), which are largely unproven herbs that can have a negative impact on the healthy development of the fetus.
- Generally, a pregnant woman should avoid plants with a strong effect: Goldenseal, rosemary, marjoram, bearberry, basil, hyssop, wormwood, vervain and some other medical herbs (RN Dr.Peter Fort.
Other herbs that should not be used during pregnancy are:
Black nightshade - can cause miscarriage
Hemlock- is toxic
Birch - contains saponins that can cause breakdown of red blood cells
Barberry general - among other things can cause kidney damage
Mullein Flower - contains saponins that can cause breakdown of red blood cells
Datura general - is toxic
Adonis - affects the heart
Hawthorn - it affects the heart
Lamium album - contains saponins that can cause breakdown of red blood cells
Juniper - among other things irritate the kidneys
Hepatica Podlasie - can damage the heart, may also be mistaken for similar-looking European ungulates that has abortifacient effects (ie, induces abortion)
Galega - for internal use can be toxic
Cumin spiced - long term use or excessive dosage may interfere with liver and kidney
Shepherd's Purse - can be toxic
Melilotus - reduces blood clotting and also may cause bleeding
Llly of the valley fragrance - contains toxic substances
Pharmaceutical grade l Comfrey - can threaten the liver
Valerian- can damage the heart
Buckthorn - its fruits are mildly poisonous, other parts can disrupt the digestive tract
Licorice - increases blood pressure and negatively affects the secretion of water and salts (especially potassium) from the body
Daphne is toxic - contains substances acting as a poison
Garden marjoram - in excessive amounts can cause narcotic, causes congestion of the pelvic organs
Woodruff - can cause damaging the liver
Peppermint - is able to change the blood count and kidney damage
Thyme general - is able to adversely affect the thyroid gland
Bearberry -can cause damaging the liver
Soapwort pharmaceutical grade -can cause damaging red blood cells
Foxglove - is toxic
Ocún autumn - is toxic
Monkshood - a poisonous
Wormwood - supposedly is able to induce abortion
Garden parsley - leaves it unable to cause congestion of the uterus and kidney irritation
Pharmaceutical grade coltsfoot - can irritate the liver
Primrose spring - is able to damage the red blood cells
Horsetail - is able to cause mild poisoning
Ruta graveolens - is able to cause congestion of the pelvic organs
Rosemary - can cause convulsions and intoxication states
Nightshade belladonna - a poisonous
Daisy general - with saponin content is able to damage the red blood cells
Cinnamon - pregnant women should use it only in small quantities, otherwise it can cause pelvic congestion
Lavender general - can affect the operation of the heart
Saffron - can cause congestion of internal organs
Sage - is able to induce an abortion and threaten the heart
Greater celandine - it is poisonous
Crow quadrifolia - is toxic
Tansy general - can cause pelvic congestion and kidney damage
- Pharmaceutical grade ginger - large quantities can cause pelvic congestion.
So before use any herbs read the label. If you have questions ask your doctor.