Daisy toxicity

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.

(Bellis perennis)


Side effects of daisy remedies

  • Dermatitis: direct contact with the fresh plant can cause contact dermatitis.

  • Allergy: People allergic to Compositae plants should not take daisy as it is a plant of this family.

  • Constipation: due to its content of tannins, daisy could worsen constipation.

  • Medication: consult your doctor before taking daisy remedies if you take medication.

  • The plant as food should be eaten in small quantities due to its high content of saponins and oxalates.

Contraindications of daisy remedies

  • Increased appetite: Daisy is a digestive plant, which stimulates the digestive process, and can increase appetite in people who should not eat too much, as obese people.

  • Pregnancy and lactation

  • Women in pregnancy: It is not proven the safety of this plant during pregnancy. Not recommended for use during pregnancy. * More information: Plants and pregnancy.

  • Women in infancy: It is not proven the safety of this plant during lactation. Not recommended for use during breastfeeding. * More information: Plants for breastfeeding.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

19 March, 2019

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