Use of Astragalus While Breastfeeding
Answered by: Susan Eagles
Question from: RSFM
Posted on: October 24, 1999

Is it safe to use astragalus while breast feeding?

Although Astragalus should not be used in pregnancy, I see no information on contraindications during breastfeeding, and it is recommended for supporting immunity in children. Other antimicrobial herbs that are safe include Echinacea root, Garlic and Shitaki mushroom.

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