Hard to say.. By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or oil that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. Many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. Nor safe. Some could do serious harm. Check https://nccih. Nih. Gov/ for research.
Yes. Apparently it increases your milk supply! Http://naturallivingmamma. Com/2012/08/03/how-to-boost-breast-milk-production-with-essential-oils/.
Is a basil essential oil safe for topical use while breastfeeding? Will it interact with prescription metoclopramide? Trying to increase milk supply.
Basil oil. It is ok to use to stmulate breast feeding.
No. They are safe together. According to one source basil and oregano oil can be alternatives to meaclopramide...