Last update Jan. 8, 2022
Very Low Risk
Shrub from Mexico and Brazil. Bark is used. It contains tannins, flavonoids, saponosides and alkaloids (indolalquilamine). (Fitoterapia.net)
Alleged properties not well demostrated (Lammoglia 2012) are: analgesic, healing, bacteriostatic and fungicide. Topical cutaneous administration. (Fitoterapia.net)
Since the last update we have not found any published data on its excretion in breast milk.
The poor plasma absorption of most topical dermatological preparations make it unlikely that a significant amount will pass into breast milk.
Do not apply on the breasts to prevent the infant from ingesting it; if necessary, apply after one feeding and clean well with water before the next.
We do not have alternatives for Tepescohuite since it is relatively safe.
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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