I am a breastfeeding mother and i want to know if it is safe to use Scots Pine? Is Scots Pine safe for nursing mother and child? Does Scots Pine extracts into breast milk? Does Scots Pine has any long term or short term side effects on infants? Can Scots Pine influence milk supply or can Scots Pine decrease milk supply in lactating mothers?
- DrLact safety Score for Scots Pine is 5 out of 8 which is considered Unsafe as per our analyses.
- A safety Score of 5 indicates that usage of Scots Pine may cause serious side effects in breastfed baby.
- Our study of different scientific research indicates that Scots Pine may cause moderate to high side effects or may affect milk supply in lactating mother.
- Our suggestion is to use safer alternate options rather than using Scots Pine .
- It is recommended to evaluate the advantage of not breastfeeding while using Scots Pine Vs not using Scots Pine And continue breastfeeding.
- While using Scots Pine Its must to monitor child for possible reactions. It is also important to understand that side effects vary largely based on age of breastfed child and time of medication in addition to 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.
Gems, leaves, tender branches and bark are used. Leaves and gems contain trementine, essential oil and colophony. Bark contains flavonoids, anthocyanides, trementine and tannins. Commission E of German Ministry of Health has approved the use of essential oil and trementine for treatment of common cold and topical use on joints, muscles and neural pain. Trementine use is contraindicated while pregnancy, suckling and childhood. Bark extractor (Pycnogenol) which is traditionally used as blood vessel protector and anti-oxidative agent is not contraindicated during breastfeeding.
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