Last update April 17, 2016
Very Low Risk
The fruit of the herb is used.
It contains essential oil which is rich in coriandrol.
Properties following the Commission E of the German Health Ministry: dyspepsia, lack of appetite.
At latest update no published data were found on excretion into breast milk.
Plant widely used in many cultures. Given their lack of toxicity at correct doses, a moderate consumption during lactation would have little or no risk.
There is no evidence of its effectiveness as a galactagogue. Reportedly, a case of serious poisoning occurred after excessive consumption for galactagogue purposes.
The most effective way to achieve a galactagogue effect should be a frequent on-demand breastfeeding and a proper technique.
We do not have alternatives for Coriander 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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