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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