Product name: Eclectic Institute, Black Raspberry, 300 mg, 90 Veggie Caps
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Raspberry leaf tea has been used as a herbal remedy to induce labor as early as the 6th century. When used in this capacity, we refer to herbs as herbal tonics. But we do know that even herbs used in traditional cultures can have harmful effects, and that consumers can be harmed by contaminants in herbs obtained from unregulated sources. Caution: Traditional chinese medicine warns that warming herbs, such as umbel seeds, should not be taken in large amounts by mothers who tend to develop breast infections. It has been used in traditional medicine to promote menstruation, suggesting that it could trigger miscarriage. It is evident that although use of herbs during pregnancy is well documented, safety issues about their use need to be explored. Effect of a galactagogue herbal tea on breast milk production and prolactin secretion by mothers of preterm babies. A systematic review: Are herbal and homeopathic remedies used during pregnancy safe? 100 This average quality cross-sectional analysis used grouped retrospective data, which may introduce bias and error, 122 and did not validate exposure to the herbal medicinal products. Current data suggest that herbal medicinal products such as almond oil, chamomile, licorice, and raspberry leaf used during pregnancy may be associated with adverse maternal and perinatal outcomes or toxicity from contaminants.
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Forest plot for adverse events of herbal medicinal products. Most complementary and alternative medicines used for induction of labour are recommended on the basis of traditional knowledge, rather than scientific research. Women have been identified as the major users of herbal medicinal products, both for maintenance of health and treatment of disease. Fennel seed is a common ingredient in a lactation herbal mixture, or can be taken as a single, or alternated with other lactogenic beverages. Red clover is another highly nutritious herb. Herbal: Use similar herbs as above but add golden seal and garlic along with a rice fast. Health providers are faced with questions from their clients regarding the safety of these remedies, but much of the evidence about these herbal and homeopathic remedies is anecdotal and few remedies have been tested scientifically. Combine with other lactogenic herbs, such as alfalfa, goat’s rue, dandelion leaf, red clover, vervain, and the umbel seeds. Some feel that the term tisane is more correct than herbal tea or that the latter is even misleading, but most dictionaries record that the word tea is also used to refer to other plants beside the tea plant and to beverages made from these other plants. These medicines will not treat the underlying inflammation but can alleviate some of the symptoms. Also, there is the potential for fenugreek to interact with other medicines. This is of concern given the high prevalence of use of herbal and conventional medicines during and after pregnancy.
This paper reviewed the commonly used herbs / herbal preparations among parturient women and investigated if enough evidence is available on the safety and efficacy of using herbs during labor. In human applications hawthorn has been used as an alternative to antiarrhythmia drugs like digitalis, and to improve the effects of that and other cardiac drugs. Forty eight nurse-midwifery education programs were also surveyed to determine whether they were formally or informally educating students in the use of herbal preparations for cervical ripening, induction, or augmentation of labor. Simply macerate at least four ounces of the powdered or finely cut herb in the alcoholic menstruum for at least two weeks or more (It can be for several months). There is no evidence from clinical trails to support homeopathy however, some women have found these remedies helpful. In this study, herbal medication/remedy refers to a system of treatment and prevention of diseases through administering botanical therapies to treat/prevent disease conditions. Warning: Dandelion is an herbal diuretic, and should not be combined with prescription diuretics. Pregnancy: Ayurvedic medicine from india warns against taking large amounts of warming herbs, including cumin, during pregnancy. Alternating between different herbs and foods every few days can help prevent the body from becoming desensitized to any particular galactagogue. While very little study has been done to ascertain which species are most useful, most herbalists will agree that all of them hold therapeutic value.
This article could significantly contribute to the knowledge base about the safety of the use of herbal and homeopathic remedies in relation to pregnancy. Sheila humphrey recommends that if you are starting an herbal program, you may take higher dosages for a few days to kick-start your milk supply, i. My dad loves the black raspberry seedless jam with his smuckers natural peanut butter! I must add, that all these patients were given adjunctive dietary and herbal therapy which i am sure contributed greatly to their response. Consult with your doctor before using tea to treat perimenopause symptoms, since some teas may have adverse effects on prescription medicines. However, the flowering branch ends (Leaves, flower buds, twigs, thorns and all) are fine medicine too, and can be clipped into small pieces and brewed into a decoction (A simmered tea). There is no shortage of foods and herbal remedies that supposedly induce labor. You can brew the tea in advance and drink it cold for a cooler alternative.
When combined with ginkgo biloba (For small capillary circulation) and herbs that improve urinary function, hawthorn may be useful for getting more blood and oxygen into renal arteries and smaller vessels of the kidneys. 1 Although herbal medicinal products have been used for centuries in asia, africa, and latin america, it is only over the past decades that use has attracted attention in the western world. Sheila humphrey however, in nursing mother’s herbal, says that the questionable substance does not exist in the leaf, and that the leaf supplement should therefore not be a problem. Practising midwives traditionally use a variety of herbs and nutritional supplements during the labouring process. 7,12 Specific herbs such as evening primrose oil, 13 raspberry leaf 14,15 and blue cohosh 16 as well as date fruit 17,18 have been examined to determine their effect on labour induction and contractions. This is probably because they make such palatable medicine. It is recommended that an alternative medicine be considered. Warning: Although traditionally a galactagogue, traditional chinese medicine sees verbena as having a drying property. There is no doubt that fruit tea is a great alternative to fizzy drinks and some fruit juices. Verbena, also called vervain, or lemon verbena, was a holy herb of women in ancient days. Pregnant women should not use this herb as it has been known to cause miscarriage.
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Ironically, it is not recorded in any traditional western herbal as a galactagogue. That is why, generally speaking, herbs are much safer and easier on the body than most prescription drugs. Interventions and comparisons: The types of interventions considered for inclusion in review were various herbal and homeopathic remedies that were commonly ingested by women as an intervention during pregnancy and labour. Mothers using fenugreek or other galactagogues long term : While most mothers use fenugreek for only a short time to give their supply a boost, others depend on fenugreek and other herbs or foods to maintain their supply. I used to buy black raspberry jam, but i cannot find it anymore. Pregnancy: Ayurvedic medicine from india warns against taking large amounts of warming herbs, including caraway, during pregnancy. Caution: Traditional chinese medicine warns that mothers who tend to develop breast infections should not take large amounts of warming herbs, such as umbel seeds. All medicines were administered subcutaneously, 3 times a week, in females from the first day of pregnancy up to the 20th day after parturition (End of lactation period). All the herbs were used either for the purpose of tonning the uterine muscles or stimulate uterine contractions. Here the herb is powdered and pressed into gelatin capsules or pills. Even in developed societies where tradition does not play a strong role, the return to alternative therapies, especially during pregnancy, lends support to the motivation for larger trials on specific substances.
Fennel is highly regarded as a galactagogue-both the root as food, and the seed as an herbal medicinal. It may be difficult to replicate what may be the traditional beneficial effects of these herbs using isolated extractions in standardized portions in clinical trials. 16,17 This use of herbal medicinal products appears to extend into the postnatal period with 31% of breastfeeding women reporting the use of complementary and alternative medicines, including herbal medicinal products, to treat a variety of ailments 24 or to improve milk flow. Women who want to try non-hormonal alternatives should look at the available evidence and test out their options, starting with those that carry the least known risk, in order to find what works for them, engaging their health care practitioner in the decision making process. For the same reasons that we question the use of hormone therapy, the network approaches herbs and phytoestrogens by looking for reliable information on effectiveness and safety. The mobi herbal is based on those herbs that have been most frequently discussed on the mobi support group over the years. Sources: Health-food stores; herbal pharmacies; online stores. Some mothers see more success when they take fenugreek in combination with other herbs. There is no information on the safety and efficacy of the medicine in breastfeeding, but is considered safe to use at the recommended doses.
Valerian root is not a galactagogue, but it is listed in the mobi herbal because it can be useful to mothers suffering from sleep deprivation. Ayurvedic medicine from india warns against taking large amounts of all umbel seeds during pregnancy. Caution: Mothers of lethargic babies should avoid taking large amounts of herbs that have sedative effects-such as hops and umbel seeds-as these could possibly make their baby sleepier. A total of 47 herbal medicinal products and 1,067,071 women were included in this review. There are basically two methods for preparing herb teas. Both basil and oregano are herbs contraindicated in pregnancy due to their potential ability to start labor. Complementary and alternative medicine, especially herbal therapy, is commonly prescribed to pregnant women by nurse-midwives in north carolina.
For some, with an alcohol intolerance or who may be concerned about the negative influence of even a small amount of alcohol in relation to liver toxicity, this may not be a satisfactory way to take herbs. Other complementary and alternative medicine (Cam) therapies may be useful but further investigation is needed.