Herbs Not Safe in Pregnancy

Aloe Aloe vera

Arnica Arnica Montana (homeopathic ok)

Autumn crocus Colchicum autumnale

Barberry Berberis vulgaris

Beth Root Trillium spp

Black cohosh Cimicifuga racemosa

Blessed Thistle Cnicus benedictus

Blood root Sanguinaria canadensis

Blue cohosh Caulophyllum thalictroides

Butternut Jugulans canadenis

Calendula Calendula officionalis

Cascara sagrada Rhamnus purshiana

Coltsfoot Tussilago farfara

Comfrey Symphytum officionale

Damiana Turnera aphrodesiaca

Dong quai Angelica sinensis

Ephedra Ephedra vulgaris

Feverfew Tanacetum parthenium

American Ginseng Panax quinquefolium

Goats rue Galega offionalis

Goldenseal Hydrastis canadensis

Gotu kola Hydrocotyle asiatica

Juniper berries Juniper communis

Licorice Glycerrhiza glabra

Lily of the valley Convallaria magalis

Lobelia Lobelia inflata

Mistletoe Viscum album

Mugwort Artemeisa vulgaris

Nutmeg Myristica officionalis (ok in food)

Osha Ligusticum porten

Parsley Petrosilum crispum (ok in food)

Pennyroyal Metha pulegium

Pleurisy root Ascepius tuberosa

Rhubarb Rheum palmatum (ok in food)

Sage Salvia officionalis

Sarsaparilla Smilax officionale

Senna Cassia senna

Shepherds purse Capsela bursa-pastoris

Tansy Tanacetum vulgare

Wormwood Artemesia absinthium

Yarrow Achillea millefolium

 

From: The Natural Pregnancy Book by Aviva Jill Romm

 

 

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