emmenagogic

emmenagogic,

adj encouraging menstrual flow.
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Because of its emmenagogic (capable of provoking menstruation) activity, the herb should not be used in pregnancy.
Excessive use of this herb should be avoided because it is thought to have uterine stimulant, emmenagogic, and abortifacient properties.
During pregnancy, ingestion of more than the recommended doses is unsafe because of possible emmenagogic and abortifacient properties.
Although abortifacient and emmenagogic effects have been suggested, there is no evidence supporting these effects when used as a food.
Fennel is used in folk medicine as a stimulant, diuretic, carminative and sedative [8] and galactagogic, emmenagogic, expectorant and antispasmodic [9].
It was used for its carminative (suppressingcramps and flatulence and emmenagogic (enhancing pelvic blood flow) properties.
On this basis, the role of apigenin in the emmenagogic effects of A.
Fennel is used in folk medicine as a stimulant, diuretic, carminative and sedative [6] and galactagogic, emmenagogic, expectorant and antispasmodic [7].
Fennel is used in medicine as a stimulant, antispasmodic, emmenagogic, diuretic, carminative, sedative, galactagogic and expectorant [6,7,19].