Verbena side effects

(Verbena officinalis)


Side effects of verbena

Contact dermatitis with the plant.

Metrorrhagia: the plant has oxytocic effect and may cause increased vaginal bleeding. It is contraindicated in women with heavy menstrual cycles.

– In high doses can be emetic plant.


Photo of vervain (Verbena officinalis)

Verbena in pregnancy

Pregnancy: Verbena has been for years a plant to accelerate labor and delivery, and should not be taken during pregnancy. It can cause abortion because of its oxytocic effect or uterine stimulant.

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This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

7 March, 2022

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