Forbidden plants

Pregnancy is a very sensitive period. As it is written in almost every medicine leaflet, pregnant women should not use it or should only take it with the doctor's opinion

This also applies to foods, fruits and herbal remedies. Because anything a mother eats or drinks directly affects the fetus. This is probably why many doctors do not even recommend a simple painkiller to the mother

In general, pregnant women should avoid unprocessed meat, raw fish (in Japanese sushi), smoked foods, unpasteurized dairy products. But there are five foods and fruits that especially pregnant mothers should not even consume to avoid the risk of mother and fetus

Net wrote today that pregnant mothers are warning of the use of six foods

Unripe or green papaya

This fruit is both delicious and rich. However, untreated contains high levels of oxytocin and prostaglandins, which cause uterine contractions and spasms, and god forbid preterm labor or abortion

Ripe papaya is no problem and can be consumed. Because it contains a lot of vitamins that are necessary for the growth of the fetus


Pineapple contains Bromelain Bromelain. It has seasonal anti-allergic properties and is great for people with arthritis. But it is harmful to the fetus because of the softening properties of the joints. Because the same substance can soften and open the cervix. That is why pineapple is very dangerous for the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy. There is a risk of miscarriage


There is no doubt about the numerous properties of Aloe Vera. But well, pregnant mothers are always the exception, and this fruit is one of the forbidden herbs. Pregnant women should not use any type of aloe vera product as it may cause bleeding and miscarriage

Aloe Vera causes severe bleeding due to Prostaglandins Prostaglandins and Thromboxane boxing. For this reason, none of the products that contain aloe vera should be used by pregnant women even with a face mask


Although it increases milk, it is banned from pregnancy due to phytoestrogens. Fenugreek also has oxytocin, which causes uterine contractions and miscarriages. Therefore, it should not be eaten during pregnancy at all


This herb is also useful for digestive, respiratory, diabetic and cold herbs, but like fenugreek, it stimulates uterine contractions and spasms. For this reason, it should not be used in order to prevent the slightest damage to the fetus


This Indian spice, which fortunately is not consumed in Iran, is especially dangerous for mothers who have hypertension. It is recommended to not use even a small amount, as high consumption of this spice causes vomiting and diarrhea

Use of herbs during pregnancy / useful or harmful

Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful and interesting phenomena in nature

Many herbs have long been used to relieve the discomfort caused by it
Of course, one of the things that doctors or herbalists agree is the dangers of medicines and some herbs during pregnancy. The pregnant woman should not use them in any way without consulting a specialist

Pregnancy can be divided into three trimester periods, with medicines and herbs in each period producing different effects that are quite different. Any foods and medicines you take directly into the fetus's bloodstream. Some foods, herbs, and medications slow down fetal growth and cause retardation. It may even be safe for the fetus in the first three months, while having a lot of harm in the second and third months. Therefore, you should consult your doctor if you need medication in different months. In the first trimester of pregnancy, which forms the main organs of the fetus, it should not be taken at all without consulting a physician

During pregnancy, women cannot absorb enough minerals and vitamins from food, so taking pills seems necessary. Because they need more vitamins and minerals than normal people. For example, folic acid can be considered, which deficiency causes early failure even before pregnancy and has irreversible effects on fetal growth. Folic acid can even prevent infectious diseases and increase fetal weight

Prenatal problems

Constipation and hemorrhoids are one of the major problems during pregnancy that may be due to excess secretion of the fetus into the intestine by high pressure progesterone and even the use of chemical iron pills. Constipation can be eliminated by exercising, using more fiber (flaxseed), and drinking plenty of water and by no means use synthetic laxatives such as Ex-Lax , etc. as it can cause miscarriages and alter chromosomes. But the use of Wheet Bran and fruits, especially figs, prevent and even eliminate constipation

Increased body water and hypertension

During pregnancy, the body absorbs a large amount of water to increase blood volume, which, due to gravity, accumulates mostly in the lower part of the body, such as the legs and feet, and causes many problems, especially in the late months of pregnancy. It brings about. The use of cedar plants that remove excess water from the body is not recommended because they lower blood pressure

Hypertension is another problem during this period. Although this is a normal condition, it may indicate another condition that you should consult your doctor about. About 2% of women develop this condition during this period. One of the medications prescribed to lower blood pressure is Methyldopa

Research has shown that omega-3 fatty acids and garlic can lower blood pressure

Acid and burning stomach

About 3% of pregnant women develop the condition in the third trimester of pregnancy due to fetal enlargement and pressure on the digestive tract. Gastric acid tablets are not recommended. Because it is mostly aluminum and has toxic effects, plants such as chamomile and peppermint are safe and can alleviate this condition

Heartburn and morning vomiting

Many women get dizzy during the first three months of pregnancy and even vomit

This condition is known as morning sickness

Vitamin B6 is one of the best and safest remedies for this problem

Because experience has proven to be a cause of morning soreness due to a deficiency of this vitamin


Ginger is one of the harmless medicinal herbs that eliminates vomiting
That tea can be made and used several times a day

Of course, this tea should be used for a limited time

Red Raspberry

Red raspberry leaves contain tannins, vitamin C and calcium, and North American Indians use it to relieve labor pain. The leaf of this delicious fruit strengthens the stomach, purifies the blood and regulates blood pressure. Many herbal practitioners recommend using it to strengthen the uterus in the morning. Research on this plant has shown that women who use raspberry leaf tincture during pregnancy will have an easy delivery and return to normal much sooner than others and usually do not have cesarean section

Wild Assassin

This plant (wild ginger) is commonly used to relieve menopausal complications, but herbal medicine doctors recommend it for pregnant women in the late months of pregnancy and after. It helps prevent uterine tenderness and pain. However, it should not be taken in large quantities as it may cause preterm labor


American Indians use this herb to relieve labor pain and swelling of the uterus, especially during the last four weeks of pregnancy. According to research, raspberries increase uterine contractions by about 2% and reduce labor pain during labor. Those who have had a history of miscarriage and who have hypertension should not use this plant

Risks of medication during pregnancy

In general, it can be concluded that many medicines and herbs are dangerous during pregnancy and that the pregnant woman should consult a physician or herbal medicine specialist before using them

Plants containing anthraquinone, algaloids, bitter, or volatile oils should not be used during pregnancy

Many herbs stimulate the uterus and cause miscarriage, although they may be dangerous at the beginning of pregnancy but can be used later in life. Some herbs can also disrupt the hormone in the fetus and affect its brain and physical development

In conclusion, it is important to note that many spices are also dangerous for pregnant women and many of them can cause miscarriage if used too much

Dangerous Plants During Pregnancy

One of the first precautions in this regard is to keep in mind that you should not eat it until you are completely sure that the plant is suitable for you

No one can be of any help in this field as an expert
Sometimes the side effects of some herbal remedies can have very bad results

One of the times that you should never take herbal medicine without consulting your doctor is during pregnancy. The most important reason is that some herbs cause miscarriage. One of the times when you should never take herbal medicine without consulting your doctor is during pregnancy

One of the principles of nature therapists in herbal remedies that give patients a variety of illnesses is that not all herbal remedies are completely safe

To get the most out of your plants, we need to get some basic information about them first

In other words, although the effective ingredients of herbal remedies are thinner than the chemical ones and thus their side effects, they still need to be cautious when using herbal remedies

Pregnant women caution in eating the following ingredients

* According to some nature therapists, pregnant women should avoid herbs such as barberry root, chamomile, wormwood, fragrant mint, ginger, floss, bitter gourd, parsley, Chinese hyacinth, mint and enamel

* Among the herbal prohibitions for pregnant women is also caffeine use because it has been scientifically proven to have a direct relationship between caffeine consumption during pregnancy and miscarriage. Eating 163 mg of caffeine a day, equivalent to one or two cups of coffee, doubles the risk of miscarriage

Pregnant women should avoid eating oatmeal because it may cause miscarriage

* For pregnant women, excessive eating is forbidden and no excess food should be eaten . Variety is the best way for a pregnant woman to use all foods

* Saffron, Parsley, Ghor, Sorghum, Asparagus, Cumin, Black Seed, Cinnamon, Laxative

* Remnant foods, especially meat foods, are the worst toxins for a pregnant woman. Eating things like sausages, sausages, ham and sardines and other canned and leftover fish is completely forbidden

* Pregnant women may experience nervous discomfort, especially epileptic seizures, if they consume celery

Pregnant women should not eat black seeds because they are abnormal and abortive

Eating parsley is not permitted for a pregnant woman

Recent studies by scientists show that pregnant women should never use saffron in their foods. Barberry and saffron for pregnant women have irreversible risks and result in abortion. Scientists have found that those who consume barberry and saffron in the first trimester of pregnancy risk their baby's life and may have premature birth, according to Google Health

Researchers say the drug can cause muscle contraction and even make it difficult for mothers to breathe

In the first 3 months of pregnancy, do not eat Angelica

Rosehip is one of the most famous herbs in traditional medicine for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases, especially bloating. Angelica is a food digestive and a gastric enhancer. To enjoy the antifungal properties of Angelica, it is advisable to eat one gram of the powder of the plant seeds with fennel after a meal and with half a teaspoonful of mint

Because of its warm, dry nature, hot sprouts should soak the seeds in vinegar overnight and use it daily, after 24 hours of drying the seeds. Apart from the therapeutic properties of other uses of Angelica in traditional medicine, meat stamps, especially aquatic and fish meat, are recommended to use as a spice in baking fish

But consuming more than 2 grams of Angelica daily during pregnancy , especially in the first 3 months, is not permitted because it can cause miscarriage. Occasional use of Angelica in hot tempered people can cause headaches, in which case they can smell rose water to relieve headaches