A 20-year-old female asked:
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does saw palmetto, pumpkin seed oil, spearmint tea, primerose oil, or stinging nettle effect birth control pill apri 28?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No: None of those items have an effect on the functioning of any birth control. I'm not sure I understand your question or why you mention what I think is a date (April 28th). Please ask again and try to be clear about what you need. Best.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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