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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
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
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.
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
Ricola cough drop contains herb mixture elder horehound hyssop etc I had one is this going to hurt my baby? Is it ok to take these while pregnant?
Most consider fine: There is some evidence that Elder, Hyssop and Horehound ingestion could be of concern during pregnancy but to be honest, many OB's recommend Ricola drops, due to the marginal amounts of the aforementioned herbs in the drops. If you are concerned why not reach out to your OB. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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