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Is use of a basil essential oil safe during breastfeeding?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care

In brief: 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

In brief: 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
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Apparently it increases your milk supply! http://naturallivingmamma.
Com/2012/08/03/how-to-boost-breast-milk-production-with-essential-oils/.

In brief: Yes

Apparently it increases your milk supply! http://naturallivingmamma.
Com/2012/08/03/how-to-boost-breast-milk-production-with-essential-oils/.
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Dr. Cornelia Franz
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