A 20-year-old female asked:
Can i take crcuma while breastfeeding?
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Psychiatry 36 years experience
BREASTFEEDING YAY!: Ask your doctor .
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) rhizome contains curcuminoids such as curcumin. No data exist on the excretion of any components of turmeric into breastmilk or on the safety and efficacy of turmeric in nursing mothers or infants.
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