Is it safe to have Burdock root during pregnancy?

Please avoid

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What’s the problem with eating burdock root during pregnancy?

Burdock root - also known as 

Arctium lappa, Bardana, Burr seed, Clot-bur, Clothburr, Cocklebur
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What's the problem with eating burdock root during pregnancy

Pregnant women should ideally avoid burdock root as it can stimulate uterine activity. Currently, studies are underway to find out the effect of this root upon the developing fetus. It is, therefore, better to stay on the safe side and avoid eating burdock root during your pregnancy.

Good source of
Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Zinc
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