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Ep 150 – David Casteleijn – Herbs that are NOT contraindicated in pregnancy!

Join Geraldine as she chats with David Casteleijn, PhD candidate, herbalist, naturopath and president of the Naturopaths & Herbalists Association of Australia (NHAA), Geraldine and David last chatted on episode 126 about raspberry leaf and its use in pregnancy. This leads onto the discussion on herbs that are avoided for all the wrong reasons! 

Today we’re talking about herbs that have got a reputation – Slippery Elm, Senna and Cassia, Echinacea, Chamomile, Liquorice, Korean Ginseng to name a few! 

David recommends the book Essential Guide to Herbal Safety by Mills & Bone https://www.elsevierhealth.com.au/the-essential-guide-to-herbal-safety-9780443071713.html#tab-label-description