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What aromatherapy essential oils should be avoided while pregnant?

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Avoid these aromatherapy essential oils: calamus, mugwort, pennyroyal, sage, wintergreen, basil, hyssop, myrrh, marjoram, and thyme.

SOURCES:

CDC.

ACAAI: "When Pregnancy is Complicated by Allergies and Asthma."

OBFocus: "Medications Considered Safe for Use During Pregnancy," "Loratadine in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding."

Cleveland Clinic: "Medication Guidelines During Pregnancy."

KidsHealth: "Loratadine."

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on June 21, 2020

SOURCES:

CDC.

ACAAI: "When Pregnancy is Complicated by Allergies and Asthma."

OBFocus: "Medications Considered Safe for Use During Pregnancy," "Loratadine in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding."

Cleveland Clinic: "Medication Guidelines During Pregnancy."

KidsHealth: "Loratadine."

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on June 21, 2020

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