Last update July 10, 2014

Rose Hip

Very Low Risk

Safe. Compatible. Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.

False fruits (red hips), petals ,and seeds are used

It contains ascorbic acid, carotenes, oil, essential oil..

Unproved effects: laxative, diuretic.

Indication after Commission E of German Ministry of Health: none.

Maximal daily dose: 2 g


We do not have alternatives for Rose Hip since it is relatively safe.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM team, and are based on updated scientific publications. It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

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  1. Kennedy DA, Lupattelli A, Koren G, Nordeng H. Herbal medicine use in pregnancy: results of a multinational study. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2013 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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