Last update Jan. 10, 2023
Very Low Risk
Tropical plant native to South America, from the bromeliaceae family. The fruit is used. It is rich in proteolytic enzymes (bromelain or bromelain), citric and malic acids, vitamins A, B and C, sugars, carotenoids and fiber (cellulose). Taken orally, anti-inflammatory and laxative properties are attributed to it, and topically to clean wounds and ulcerations. (Fitoterapia.net)
At the date of the last update we did not find any published data on its excretion in breast milk.
It is a plant which is widely used as food in many cultures. Given its lack of toxicity in correct doses, its consumption would be compatible with breastfeeding.
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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e-lactancia is a resource recommended by Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - 2012 of United States of America
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