Although there are many potential benefits of eating Gooseberry during Pregnancy, Excess Consumption without a doctor’s consultation could cause the following side effects:
- Gooseberry may induce Bleeding during Pregnancy, depending on the Medical condition of the Mother. Hence, it should always be consumed after a Doctor’s consultation or consultation with the Healthcare Professionals.
- Eating Gooseberries during Pregnancy in Huge quantities can cause Acidity, Constipation, and Gastric issues and similar complications.
- Women having symptoms of Cold or Cough should avoid eating Gooseberries in Pregnancy because it has cold potency and makes it more Vulnerable.
Just like there are specific food items to be avoided during Pregnancy for its harmful repercussions, eating Gooseberries under doctor supervision is advised to avoid Harmful side effects damaging the health of mother and the baby.
WHEN TO AVOID GOOSEBERRY DURING PREGNANCY?
Although it is very healthy to have Indian Gooseberries during pregnancy, there is always a downside to it if consumed in excess amounts. It is best to avoid the fruit in situations of cold and cough as it has a cooling effect on the body and might extend the duration of the cold.
It is better not to consume excess amounts of it to avoid the side effects of Gooseberry in pregnancy, like Indigestion, Constipation, and diarrhea or Bleeding abnormalities. If the light Bleeding or spotting is seen, obe should immediately stop the Consumption of Gooseberry.