Pansy side effects


What are pansy possible side effects?

Pansy flower
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  • Contact dermatitis when in contact with the fresh plant.
  • Slightly laxative effect by their fiber content.
  • Some authors report that people who follow treatments with this plant can observe an unpleasant odor in their urine.
  • In high doses, it can be cathartic, that’s to say it can purge the bowels, because it contains saponins.
  • The root is emetic and may cause vomiting.

Is pansy suitable for pregnancy and lactation?

It is not known too much about this plant safety during pregnancy and lactation.

Due to its saponins content, it could be contraindicated. Caution is advised regarding its use.

You’d better consult with your doctor.

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

15 April, 2020

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