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Taking Echinacea

Is it safe to take echinacea?

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Taking-Echinacea

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According to the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists, the one small study done on its use during pregnancy did not find an increased risk of miscarriage or birth defects. Still, check with your doctor before taking it or any herb.

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Connie L. Agnew, M.D., answers your questions about pregnancy.

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