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Berberine-Containing Herbs and Pregnancy

@inproceedings{2007BerberineContainingHA,
  title={Berberine-Containing Herbs and Pregnancy},
  author={},
  year={2007}
}
  • Published 2007
  • Berberine-containing herbs such as golden seal (Hydrastis canadensis) and barberry (Berberis vulgaris) are traditionally said to be contraindicated in pregnancy. The British Herbal Pharmacopoeia 1983 is one such source of this information. In most earlier texts or articles it is not always clear as to why this contraindication might exist. Certainly in the case of golden seal the concern was that its reputed oxytocic effect might induce premature labor. But since this activity was largely… CONTINUE READING
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