Last update: April 17, 2016
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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The seeds are used.
The essential oil contains miristicine, safrole, eugenol and isoeugenol among other products.
Indications according to German Commission E Ministry of Health: none, since intended properties have not been shown.
Many poisonings have been reported by abuse after taking high doses for recreational purposes, originating a clinical picture consistent with anticholinergic-like effects seizures as narcosis and hallucinations.
At latest update no published data were found on excretion into breast milk.
Not contraindications as a culinary spice for which it is widely used. Given the lack of toxicity at normal doses, a moderate consumption during lactation does not represent any risk at all.
Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
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