Last update: May 20, 2006
Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.
Polyphenolic substance present in some plants mostly fruits like nuts, strawberry, and raspberry. Anti-oxidant and anti-tumor properties are recognized. It has been used as photo protective agent in dermatological compounds.
We do not have alternatives for Ellagic Acid 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.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.
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