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Who shouldn't use fenugreek?

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Women who are pregnant should not take fenugreek because in doses higher than that found in food, it can stimulate the uterus to contract. Also women who arer nursing, children, and people with liver or kidney disease should not use fenugreek supplements unless a doctor says it's safe.

From: Fenugreek WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L., ed. , 3rd edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: "About Herbs: Fenugreek."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "Fenugreek."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Fenugreek."

Rakel, D. , 3rd edition, Saunders, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 11, 2017

SOURCES:

Fundukian, L., ed. , 3rd edition, 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center web site: "About Herbs: Fenugreek."

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database web site: "Fenugreek."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Fenugreek."

Rakel, D. , 3rd edition, Saunders, 2012. Integrative Medicine

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on July 11, 2017

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