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Why should pregnant women not take oregano?

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Pregnant women should not take oregano in medicinal amounts because the oils the contain could reach the baby and harm it or may cause miscarriages. And people taking lithium should avoid oregano.

SOURCES:

University of Illinois Extension: "Herb Gardening: Oregano."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Oregano Oil."

Force, M. , 2000. Phytotherapy Research

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Oregano."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Candida/Yeast Hypersensitivity Syndrome."

Government Printing Office: "Substances Generally Recognized as Safe."

Georgetown University Medical Center: "Oregano."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 24, 2019

SOURCES:

University of Illinois Extension: "Herb Gardening: Oregano."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Oregano Oil."

Force, M. , 2000. Phytotherapy Research

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database: "Oregano."

NYU Langone Medical Center: "Candida/Yeast Hypersensitivity Syndrome."

Government Printing Office: "Substances Generally Recognized as Safe."

Georgetown University Medical Center: "Oregano."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 24, 2019

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