Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Household Dentist

Black Walnut to the Rescue!

I have long been looking for a way to effectively rebuild tooth enamel. It has made no sense to me that all other parts of our bodies could rebuild, but tooth enamel could not. As I studied, I discovered the following and it is fantastic! I still cannot believe what I am seeing but the phone calls continue to come in reporting success on many sides! Here is how it began!

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Herbs Contraindicated During Pregnancy

This may not be a complete list but it contains most herbs that should be avoided.

Contraindicated during pregnancy due to the stress they place on the kidneys.

  • Juniper berries
  • Horsetail/Shave Grass
  • Buchu

Should be avoided until the last 4 to 6 weeks of pregnancy.

  • Squaw Vine (Mitchella repens)
  • Blue Cohosh (Caulophyflum thalicotroides)
  • Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)

Too strong for pregnancy

  • Pennyroyal
  • False Unicorn Root (Helonias dioica)
  • Dong Quai (Angelica spp)

Because it can lower prolactin levels, is best discontinued during the last trimester of pregnancy

  • Chaste tree

Other herbs that are to be avoided

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