When you should not take lavender preparations
What are the contraindications of lavender?
The use of lavender essential oil to any type of essential oil allergy sufferers is not advised
Essential oil of lavender must not be administered to people suffering from the following conditions:
– Liver disease (hepatitis, cirrhosis, etc.)
– Neurological diseases
– Peptic ulcer disease
– Crohn’s disease
– Irritable bowel syndrome
Children under two years or people who are undergoing alcohol detoxification should not take alcoholic preparations lavender.
Can you take lavender during lactation or pregnancy?
Likewise, lavender essential oil is contraindicated for pregnant or lactating women. Breastfeeding women provided the principles of this plant through milk.
The presence of toxic components does not make it suitable for use during pregnancy. The use of this essential oil during pregnancy can cause an abortion. (See toxicity of lavender in the listing above)
Lavender for infants or children?
Lavender essential oil should not be administered to children under 6 years
* Related information:
More information on lavender.
19 March, 2019