Herbs Not To Use During Pregnancy

Herbs Not To Use During Pregnancy 

Not all herbs are great during pregnancy.

Angelica (emmenagogue)
Barberry (uterine stimulant)
Birthroot (uterine astringent)
Blessed Thistle (strong bitter)
Butternut (laxative)
Coltsfoot (possibly fetotoxic)
Damiana (nervous system and hormonal activity)
Aloe (laxative)
Ephedra (high alkaloid content, cardiac stimulant)
Feverfew (emmenagogue)
Goldenseal  (uterine stimulant)
Juniper berries (possibly fetotoxic, effects the  kidneys)
Mugwart (emmenagogue)
Nutmeg (slightly toxic)
Osha (emmenagogue)
Parsley (emmenagogue)
Pennyroyal Root (cardiac stimulant)
Rhubarb (laxative)
Rue (emmenagogue)
Sage (dries up breast milk)
Sarsaparilla (hormonal activity)
Scotch Broom  (cardiac stimulant)
Senna (laxative)
Tansy (emmenagogue)
Wormwood (emmenagogue)