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Doctor insights on: Anise Tea

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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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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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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
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Good luck! ...Read more

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Can herbal tea have bugs?

Can herbal tea have bugs?

Of course: Tea is made of dried plant leaves, shoots, roots, or fruits. Since it's a plant product, insects can get into it if it's not properly stored. ...Read more

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What amount herbs do I need for herbal tea?

That differs: Depending on the herb, the desired effect and the recipe. ...Read more

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How old can a child be before it's safe to be giving them herbal tea?

How old can a child be before it's safe to be giving them herbal tea?

Chamomille: I am not a pediatrician so I can't provide a global answer. However, young children can be provided chamomille tea to help them relax for sleep. It is often given in drops. It can occassionally lead to paradoxic activation. Were there any specific herbal teas that you were interested in? ...Read more

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Which herbal tea for increasing mental and/or physical engeryis considered the best?

Hyson green tea: It is not magic! However hyson green tea can help with focus related to it's caffiene content. ...Read more

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Is "herbal tea" a green tea?

No: Green tea is tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. Herbal tea is derived from herbs. ...Read more

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What's the best caffeine free herbal tea?

What's the best caffeine free herbal tea?

Herbal Tea: Herbal tea not decaffienated tea. Herbal teas all have differnet properties and can be helpful for any number of conditions. It really depends on each person. ...Read more

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Can herbal tea make you gain weight? Can any docs explain?

Can herbal tea make you gain weight? Can any docs explain?

Herbal tea: Moderate amounts of liquids such as herbal tea is fine. If you drink in excess you MAY be retaining fluid and thus gain weight. If you drink large amounts of other fluids as well this adds to the situation. Eight 8 oz. glasses of water/tea is suggested by many nutritionists daily. If petite, less. See your doctor for specific recommendations. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can there be really an herbal tea that helps you lose weight?

Can there be really an herbal tea that helps you lose weight?

Weight loss: Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control as well as reduced heart disease death rate. ...Read more

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Is it ok to give a 5 year old child herbal tea several times a wk?

Is it ok to give a 5 year old child herbal tea several times a wk?

Yes, if...: ...The herb id safe, such as chamomile or rosehips. Many aren't, especially ones in "weight control" teas. ...Read more