In this Article
- What other names is Moringa known by?
- What is Moringa?
- How does Moringa work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Moringa.
There isn't enough information to know if moringa is safe when used in medicinal amounts.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's LIKELY UNSAFE to use the root, bark or flowers of moringa if you are pregnant. Chemicals in the root, bark, and flowers can make the uterus contract, and this might cause a miscarriage. There is not enough information available about the safety of using other parts of moringa during pregnancy. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Moringa is sometimes used to increase breast milk production. Some research suggests it might do this, however, there isn't enough information to know if it is safe for the nursing infant. Therefore, it is best to avoid moringa if you are breast-feeding.
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