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Is fennel tea a diuretic

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 31 years experience
Yes: Tea like coffee is a natural diuretic.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Lohanswered
Cardiology 49 years experience
Some: Caffeinated teas can act as diuretics. Dark teas are generally caffeine rich.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Caffienated tea.: Caffienated teas in large amounts can lead to dehydration.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
decaf: Decaffeinated tea usually doesn't cause diuresis.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Strader
Cardiology 22 years experience
Maybe: Depends on the tea, of course, but most decaffeinated products do retain a very small dose of caffeine (usually.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
Nephrology and Dialysis 14 years experience
Yes: Most teas have some diuretic action.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Caffeine: Caffeine can be a bladder irritant causing urinary frequency in small amounts, but I wouldn't expect any burning on urination. You may note absence of... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 44 years experience
Nothing wrong: There is nothing scary about what you describe.. herbal (minty) teas are ok although if too concenfrated may irritate your stomach. A small nipple dis... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Fennel can lead to: Galactorrhea (milk production). There could be some enlargement associated with that - but it would not be permanant. This doesn't mean that fennel w... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Drug testing: Mother's milk tea contains anise, fennel and fenugreek. I could not find evidence that any of these herbs cause false positives on drug testing.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Rosen
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Possibly helpful: As someone who practices integrative pediatrics, I do incorporate these remedies for colic/gas in babies. Gripe waters that contain small amounts of ... Read More

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