Last update Sept. 12, 2015
Very Low Risk
We do not have alternatives for European cranberry since it is relatively safe.
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European cranberry is also known as Cranberry. Here it is a list of alternative known names::
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Juice of ripe fruit is used. It contains proanthocyanidins (PAC), anthocyanins, flavonoids and phenolic acids.
It has bacterial anti-adhesion effect and is used as a preventative of UTI.
At last update were not found published data on excretion in breast milk.
Plant often used even during pregnancy, in many countries.
Its common use, low toxicity and because it is consumed as food, moderate consumption during lactation is considered of little or no risk. It may be wise not to exceed the amount contained in a meal portion.