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Can Anise increase fertility?

Can Anise increase fertility?

No: It has no proven treatment affect on fertility whatsoever, I recommend avoiding it. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Does Anise really treat bloating?

Does Anise really treat bloating?

Read article: Good comprehensive scientifically based article: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-582-anise.aspx?activeingredientid=582&activeingredientname=anise

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Is star anise bad for pregnant women?

Is star anise bad for pregnant women?

Possibly: There is not enough evidence to confirm safety of star anise in pregnancy. Toxicity has been shown in infants. I would therefore avoid it while pregnancy ...Read more

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How safe and how much effective is treating medical conditions by the following plants: ginger, anise, chamomile and sage?

How safe and how much effective is treating medical conditions by the following plants: ginger, anise, chamomile and sage?

What conditions?: It's hard to suggest anything without knowing what conditions you're trying to treat. Some conditions may respond to herbal medications, and some may not. Research studies may also not have been done that document results. If you rephrase your question more specifically, we can try again to be helpful. ...Read more

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Is chamomile with anise tea good for face?

Is chamomile with anise tea good for face?

Chamomile: Some have used topical chamomile for eczema, but formal studies of this are lacking. This is not the same as drinking the tea -- for which i've found no references for skin conditions. Anise is a spice, used for flavoring and to promote digestion. I could find nothing about drinking anise tea for skin concerns. ...Read more

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I have a 50ds old baby.Should I give her water?how much! Knowing I live in kuwait very hot country.are anise and chamomile good P.S I breastfeed her.

I have a 50ds old baby.Should I give her water?how much! Knowing I live in kuwait very hot country.are anise and chamomile good P.S I breastfeed her.

No to H2O: No water! Breast feeding is all baby needs for the first six months. The WHO recommends baby be breastfed only for the first six months. ...Read more

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Can i drink starbucks chai latte tea while pregnant? One ingredient is star anise, which i saw may be harmful to the baby.

Can i drink starbucks chai latte tea while pregnant? One ingredient is star anise, which i saw may be harmful to the baby.

It's fine : You can drink any drink you like. If you are uncomfortable drinking something out of fear then simply avoid it. ...Read more

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Does Anise treat whooping cough?

Does Anise treat whooping cough?

Not at all: Whooping cough/pertussis is a very serious bacterial infection treated with specific antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is star anise tea safe to drink while breastfeeding?

Is star anise tea safe to drink while breastfeeding?

Avoid star anise: Avoid drinking star anise. Star anise contains anethole a phytoestrogen. This means it has estrogen like effects. It is thought to be a galactogogue (promoting breast milk production) but is unproven. ...Read more

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Avoiding chemical air freshener. Trying Fresh Waveーessences of pine needle, clove, anise, and cedar. Cough/cold cresting? or am I adding allergens?

Avoiding chemical air freshener. Trying Fresh Waveーessences of pine needle, clove, anise, and cedar. Cough/cold cresting? or am I adding allergens?

U r adding irritants: to your already inflamed airways, better avoid those irritants till you sort out what kind of inflammation you have, whether allergic or non-allergic chronic inflammation, meanwhile use saline nasal washes often. See an allergist/Immunologist for evaluation, check aaaai.org, or acaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

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How safe and how much effective is treating medical conditions like RA or the flu by the following plants: ginger, anise, chamomile and sage?"

How safe and how much effective is treating medical conditions like RA or the flu by the following plants: ginger, anise, chamomile and sage?"

Not a good idea.: If you are otherwise healthy you will probably recover from the flu with or without treatment ( if you get short of breath, develope lung congestion or have other illnesses you should not take a chance. You should see a doctor). Rheumatoid arthritis is a crippling, fatal illness which cannot be controlled by the treatments you mentioned. You should see a rheumatologist for this problem. ...Read more

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Bloated and gasses in my stomach since morning and it's 9:45pm now. I feel heavy and it's annoying. What to do to stop it? I tried Anise herbal drink!

Bloated and gasses in my stomach since morning and it's 9:45pm now. I feel heavy and it's annoying. What to do to stop it? I tried Anise herbal drink!

Consider: Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Hope you feel better soon. Take care. ...Read more

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Will anise tea affect the birth control pill?

Will anise tea affect the birth control pill?

Anise: Anise has phytoestrogens as a component. Probably it would not if you occasionally drank the tea. But best check with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Will manzanilla with anise tea help start labor contractions ?

Will manzanilla with anise tea help start labor contractions ?

Probably not: First, PLEASE do NOT try to induce labor if it is not yet your due date. When your baby is ready it will start the process. But if you're past your due date and uncomfortable various folk remedies may help. Manzanilla tea may help during labor but is not known to start it. See http://www.natural-pregnancy-midwife.com/ways-to-induce-labor.html & http://tinyurl.com/q6q3n2x for other ideas Good luck! ...Read more

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I drink anise seed tea to calm my nerves and relax muscles and help me sleep but does it affect my high blood pressure?

I drink anise seed tea to calm my nerves and relax muscles and help me sleep but does it affect my high blood pressure?

Blood pressure: The calming effect might help to lower your blood pressure. You might consider checking your blood pressure to see. Talk to your PCP about this. They might like to recommend that tea to their other patients. ...Read more

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Can you eat cookie dough when nursing?

Can you eat cookie dough when nursing?

You shouldn't: Salmonella is a huge risk for infants as this is one of the infections that is very much dependent on how mature your immune system is. As much as i may be with you in enjoying cookie dough, the raw egg is way too risky for salmonella infection which may be nothing for you but could be a quite serious illness for an infant. ...Read more

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Dietetic what kind of cookies i can eat?

Dietetic what kind of cookies i can eat?

Those without sugar: There are many cookies and sweets available to diabetics. Read the labels and consult a nutritionist or doctor. ...Read more

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How can I sweeten the cookie dough for diabetic cookies?

How can I sweeten the cookie dough for diabetic cookies?

Calories: It's the total calories not glucose that need to be controlled. "sugar free" has nothing to do with a diabetes diet. Several of the common artificial sweeteners can be used in baking, but not aspartame. ...Read more