Of course, in the rich treasure house

Of course, in the rich treasure house of Chinese medicine, the drugs that have adverse effects on pregnant women are a minority. The traditional Chinese medicine is still much smaller than the side effects of western medicine. Therefore, pregnant women do not have to worry about illness


when they are sick, should seek medical advice in a timely manner, ask the doctor to weigh the pros and cons to choose drugs, in order to benefit the health of pregnant women and the fetus.

It should also be warned that pregnant women have many Chinese herbal medicines with toxic side effects , which often appear in proprietary Chinese medicines. Therefore, Chinese medicines containing these types must be used with caution. For proprietary Chinese medicines that have been banned or used with caution in pregnant women , avoid taking them or choose medicines with similar efficacy and no side effects.

Aromatic walking medicine. Such as clove, fragrance, musk, etc., can cause uterine contraction through the nervous system, but also easily lead to premature birth or miscarriage. Among many abortions or induced drugs, musk is one of the main components.

Sliding off the drug. Such as talc, Mutong, P. chinensis, winter stalk, coix seed (root), croton, sassafras, scorpion, sorghum, etc., have a role of ventilation diuretic diarrhea, can stimulate the intestines and digestive system, excite the uterus And cause a reflexive contraction, causing the fetus to become unstable and causing miscarriage and premature birth.


Blood stasis drugs. Such as peach kernel, safflower, medlar, Puhuang, motherwort, angelica, Sanling, leeches, mites, pangolin, frankincense, myrrh, etc., can make pregnant women blood circulation faster, with stimulating uterus, reflective uterine contraction The role of fetal intrauterine ischemia and hypoxia, fetal dysplasia and various deformities, and even cause miscarriage, premature delivery and stillbirth.

Greatly toxic and hot drugs. Such as Shengnanxing, cinnabar, realgar, Datun, Fuzi, Shanglu, cantharidin, medlar, vermiculite, etc., itself is a drug with certain toxicity. The traditional Chinese medicine realgar has definitely had teratogenic effects. Pregnant women should be absolutely forbidden to take oral administration. The cinnabar contains permeable mercury salts (ie mercury), which can accumulate in pregnant women , leading to neonatal microcephaly, deafness, strabismus, mental retardation and so on.

Experts believe that, in fact, pregnant women take Chinese medicine is not absolutely safe. Many kinds of alkaloids and chemical components contained in many traditional Chinese medicines are also very complicated. In particular, the effects of various traditional Chinese medicines after compatibility with each other are quite different, and some may directly or indirectly affect the growth and development of the fetus. Therefore, in the first 3 months of pregnancy, pregnant women should be careful to use the following four types of Chinese medicines in addition to Western medicine, so as to avoid teratogenicity or lead to premature birth and miscarriage.

Because Western medicine is mostly a chemical synthetic drug, many of them have adverse effects on the fetus. Therefore, many women have a fear of western medicine when they are pregnant. When they need drugs for their illness, they mostly prefer Chinese medicine.


Once a woman is pregnant, she must pay attention to many aspects. If she is ill, she can’t buy medicine as usual. Many drugs have side effects and are harmful to the fetus in the abdomen. However, many pregnant women choose to take Chinese medicine, then Chinese medicine. Is it healthy for pregnant women to eat? Experts say that pregnant women do not take Chinese medicine! Let’s see why!