Last update: July 1, 2015
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.
Inflorescences and branches of tree are used. It contains flavonoids, essential oil, and tannins.
Unproven effects: sedative, hypnotic, cough relief.
Indication by the Commission E of German Ministry of Health: non productive cough, bronchitis.
Indication by the European Drug Agency (EDA): cough relief, mild sedative.
On latest update relevant data on breastfeeding was not found.
Toxin-free product. Extract and infusion are used for treatment of colicky pain in infants without proven benefit.
Considered compatible with breastfeeding whenever abusive use is avoided.
We do not have alternatives for Lime Flower 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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Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.
e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Confederación Nacional de Pediatría (CONAPEME) from Mexico
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