Did a cleanse and found out I am pregnantHello, I did a World Organics Mega Cleanse for 10 days...started 5 days after I conceived (pretty sure about that)...One of the items said it had Cascara and Butternut root and do not take while pregnant...will this cause birth defects or is more so that it does not induce labor? There were so many other herbs listed on there, and I hope that I haven't done anything life changing. (Makes me very upset because I put off this cleanse for over a week, and finally decided to do it.)
Also, I was taking a Dong Quai herbal remedy to support healthy female functions (guess I was functioning properly), but only before and right during conception...again birth defects or just because it could induce labor?
lululovesu on 2006-10-15
So its better to follow the instructions.
Being anxious only can complicate the situation.
For detox, the key is taking plenty of fluids, right diet, proper exercise to sweat out(believe me sometimes toxic goes out via sweat).
If you want to read about homeopathic remedy I'll suggest you to read Nux';s antidotal relationship with herbs.
♥ maheeru last decade
lululovesu last decade
I would also be cautious abut using ANY medicinal substances while pregnant, regardless of what most people would have us believe, it is only logical that everything you ingest, baby ingests also, and this is the case whether these be herbs or allopathic drugs (unless of course you have been prescribed the latter, and stopping them may endanger your health, where you shuld speak to your allopathic physician).
I wish you a successful pregnancy :)
Hahnemania last decade
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