I am a breastfeeding mother and i want to know if it is safe to use Sweet Briar? Is Sweet Briar safe for nursing mother and child? Does Sweet Briar extracts into breast milk? Does Sweet Briar has any long term or short term side effects on infants? Can Sweet Briar influence milk supply or can Sweet Briar decrease milk supply in lactating mothers?
- DrLact safety Score for Sweet Briar is 1 out of 8 which is considered Safe as per our analyses.
- A safety Score of 1 indicates that usage of Sweet Briar is mostly safe during lactation for breastfed baby.
- Our study of different scientific research also indicates that Sweet Briar does not cause any serious side effects in breastfeeding mothers.
- Most of scientific studies and research papers declaring usage of Sweet Briar safe in breastfeeding are based on normal dosage and may not hold true for higher dosage.
- Score calculated using the DrLact safety Version 1.2 model, this score ranges from 0 to 8 and measures overall safety of drug in lactation. Scores are primarily calculated using publicly available case studies, research papers, other scientific journals and publically available data.
The seeds of this shrub are very rich in saturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids: Linolenic, Linoleic, Oleic and Palmitic acids. It contains also a large amount of ascorbic acid. Commonly used as emollient and wound-healing agent without a valid clinical proof on effectiveness. Cooked products of the fruit are used for treatment of colds and gastrointestinal disorders. Commission E of German Ministry of Health has not evaluated the effectiveness of this oil yet. It is not toxic when topically used. At latest update, relevant published data on excretion into breast milk were not found. Based on its low toxicity, an occasional and moderate use is not regarded as risky while breastfeeding. Do not apply on the breast to prevent ingestion by the infant. If necessary, apply after a feed and clean thoroughly with water before the next.
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