Pyrrolizidines

Pyrrolizidines

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids. There's livertoxic ones, and there's benign ones.

Comfrey again.

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Problems: 

Henriette's herbal blog: The myth that comfrey is completely benign just won't die.

Alkaloids.

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Preparations: 

Henriette's herbal blog: They're cousins of both flavonoids and humanoids.

Coltsfoot toxicity.

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Henriette's herbal blog: "Coltsfoot" includes both Tussilago and the various species of Petasites.

Livertoxic PAs.

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Problems: 

Henriette's herbal blog: I've avoided plants with livertoxic PAs for years.