Herbs have been used as an extension of diet and during pregnancy for time immeasurable throughout many cultures. And they are often safer and more effective than pharmaceuticals.
And there is the continual debate on whether herbal medicinals are safe to consume while pregnant. As a clinical herbalist I have my extensive list of herbs contraindicated during pregnancy, pulled from the American Herbal Products Association’s (AHPA) Botanical Safety Handbook, Second Edition.
This debate creates a dilemma for pregnant women [Read more…] about How to Safely Use Herbs During Pregnancy