"SOME" HERB'S KNOWN TO BE DANGEROUS TO PREGNANT WOMEN

ANGELICA
Contains sterols and saponins in doses too high for safety during pregnancy.

BLACKBERRY and RASPBERRY
Avoid during early pregnancy; as is a uterine stimulant.. Is used in labor and to expel the afterbirth.

BLACK COHOSHand BLUE COHOSH
Both of these contain hormones.

Burdock
Listed by some sources as a uterine stimulant. Lowers blood sugar levels.

CHAMOMILE
Dyers Chamomile promotes menstruation - the oils of both Roman & German Chamomile are uterine stimulants.

CINNAMON OIK
Therapeutic doses may cause miscarriage.. (Uterine stimulant).

COW PARSNIP (YERBA DEL OSO)
Contains sterols and saponins in doses too high for safety during pregnancy.

HTSSOP
Used to treat herpes, in high doses it can cause convulsions. May cause miscarriage.

MISTLETOE
Will cause miscarriage.

MUGWORT
A uterine stimulant that may cause FETAL ABNORMALITIES!! Thujone can harm babies through BREAST FEEDING!! Is used to expel afterbirth.

PENNYROYAL
Traditionally has been used to induce miscarriage.

Peony
Traditionally has been used to induce miscarriage.

RUE
Used to treat congestion in uterus; traditionally has been used to induce miscarriage.

SHEPERD'S PURSE
Avoid during early pregnancy; as is a uterine stimulant. Rapidly & temporarily lowers blood pressure.

THYME OIL
Avoid during early pregnancy; as is a uterine stimulant.

UNICORN ROOT
may cause miscarriage.

VERVAIN
Avoid during early pregnancy; a uterine stimulant.

WORMWOOD
May cause FETAL ABNORMALITIES!! Can also harm babies through BREAST FEEDING!! Is used to expel afterbirth.

YARROW
A uterine stimulant.

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