A 26-year-old female asked:
Is star anise tea safe to drink while breastfeeding?
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsettanswered
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Avoid star anise: Avoid drinking star anise. Star anise contains anethole a phytoestrogen. This means it has estrogen like effects. It is thought to be a galactogogue (promoting breast milk production) but is unproven.
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Last updated Apr 4, 2017
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