Last update: April 17, 2016
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
The fruit of the herb is used.
It contains essential oil which is rich in coriandrol.
Properties following the Commission E of the German Health Ministry: dyspepsia, lack of appetite.
At latest update no published data were found on excretion into breast milk.
Plant widely used in many cultures. Given their lack of toxicity at correct doses, a moderate consumption during lactation would have little or no risk.
There is no evidence of its effectiveness as a galactagogue. Reportedly, a case of serious poisoning occurred after excessive consumption for galactagogue purposes.
The most effective way to achieve a galactagogue effect should be a frequent on-demand breastfeeding and a proper technique.
We do not have alternatives for Coriander since it is relatively safe.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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