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27 Jul 2006

GestiFem (placecol) pills
Can I use GestiFem (placecol) pills when I'm pregnant?
Constituents as follow:

PapainEnzyme -50mg
Bromelain Blend-50mg
Cascara Sagrada-50mg
Pectin Combi-20mg
Liquorice Root-34mg
Senna Leave-90mg
Caprylic Acid-25mg
Calcium Carboante-37mg
Vit B-65mg
Answer 496 views

01 Jan 0001

Dear Blue eyes
One should avoid taking herbs in the first 3 months.
PapainEnzyme -50mg - ok
Bromelain Blend-50mg - ok
Cascara Sagrada-50mg - Strongly purgative, so should not be taken in high doses or for long periods.
Fennel-20mg - A uterine stimulant in high doses, but quite safe as a culinary herb; avoid using the oil entirely
Ginger-50mg - ok
Pectin Combi-20mg - should be ok
Liquorice Root-34mg - High doses can exacerbate high blood pressure; safe in moderation.
Senna Leave-90mg - not recommended -Strongly purgative, so should not be taken in high doses or for long periods.
Caprylic Acid-25mg - unsure but not recommended
Calcium Carboante-37mg - ok
Vit B-65mg - ok
Fructo-oligo-saccharide-50mg - not recommended
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