Last update Aug. 12, 2014
Resin is extracted from roots of plant. Commission E of German Ministry of Health authorizes its use for treatment of wharfs. It is cytotoxic: do not apply it on extensive areas to avoid systemic absorption, and thoroughly wash hands after use. Highly dangerous when orally taken. Avoid using it on the breast.
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Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team of health professionals, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it. The pharmaceutical industry contraindicates breastfeeding, mistakenly and without scientific reasons, in most of the drug data sheets.
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