Herbs Safe for Use During Pregnancy
Everyone knows how difficult it is to find products that are
safe to take during pregnancy, particularly during the first trimester.
Unfortunately, we often find ourselves in need of some type of
pain formula or nausea formula, etc.
Herbal Remedies recommends the following herbs as
safe for use in pregnancy, but expectant mothers should always check
with their doctors before using any herb or supplement.
The FDA also advises that pregnant women refrain from using any
herbal products before checking with their healthcare
provider. Herbs and supplements are not government
tested before hitting the shelves, and they can vary
drastically in strength and quality from batch to batch
and brand to brand. Herbs can also contain ingredients
that could harm the mother and the growing fetus.
Miscarriage, premature birth, uterine contractions,
fetal injury and/or complication in the mother could
result. Thus, it is essential for pregnant women to get
approval of any herb, vitamin or supplement use from
Good source of vitamin K, which enhances blood
Good calming agent and helps with nausea. Is also a
Contains high levels of calcium, iron and provides
beneficial nutrients to the mother.
High in calcium and magnesium, which is effective in
treating infections and decreases stress.
Red Raspberry Leaf -
Rich in iron and is effective in assisting with milk
production. Also decreases nausea, prevents miscarriage
and eases labor pains.
Rose Hips -
Good source of vitamin C and helps with infection and
REFERENCES: Prescription for Nutritional Healing, 3rd
Edition, Phyllis Balch, CNC; James F. Balch, M.D.
Available Beneficial Dietary Supplements and Products During Pregnancy
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therapeutic claims for any Dietary Supplements in
accordance with the Dietary Supplement Health and
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