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Drinking almond oil with milk

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ButteryJam Mon 13-May-13 21:50:45


An old friend mentioned that an experienced lady who has had many children recommended that once you reach full term you should drink one tablespoon almond oil in milk. Has anyone heard of this?? Or tried it?

Bert2e Mon 13-May-13 21:53:48


ButteryJam Tue 14-May-13 10:46:36

No idea why! I was wondering if anyone on MN had heard of that ...

Bert2e Tue 14-May-13 21:27:17

I can only think to induce labour but giving you an upset tummy - ladies used to drink castor oil for the same reason but that isn't recommended now as it can cause dehydration.

ButteryJam Tue 14-May-13 23:11:08

Thanks Bert2e! Will keep away from it for now then.

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