Last update April 17, 2016
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 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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