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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

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I am wondering what herbal tea or pills are taken for acid reflux?

I am wondering what herbal tea or pills are taken for acid reflux?

None: Really reflux?: You are assuming you have reflux. Our brain can't tell the difference in painful signals from heart, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, pancreas, bile ducts of liver, or gallbladder. So 'acid reflux' could be illnesses of any of those. A good dr. Will ask questions: what brings it on, makes it worse/better, how long it lasts, associated problems. See dr. & get proper diagnosis/treatment! ...Read more

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What to do if I know green tea is great when it comes to aiding weight lossbut, what about herbal tea?

What to do if I know green tea is great when it comes to aiding weight lossbut, what about herbal tea?

Green vs herbal tea: Hello. Tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. The lighter the tea, the less it has been processed. White and green teas are especially helpful. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based >>. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink herbal tea and 5 htp?

Is it safe to drink herbal tea and 5 htp?

Tea: While there really is no health advice about tea please remember that teas are used in many if not most cultures in the whole world. There should be no problem taking this herbal infused water and any supplements. ...Read more

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Which type of herbal tea is best for weight loss?

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

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I am wondering what herbal tea is best for weight loss?

I am wondering what herbal tea is best for weight loss?

Weight loss drugs: There are numerous weight loss drugs and herbal supplements on the market. However, most physicians and dieticians would recommend healthy eating and exercise over taking any type of drug (which can have side effects, especially herbal supplements that are not regulated by the fda). Weight loss comes from burning off more calories than you eat. Personally, I would not recommend herbs. ...Read more

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Can children drink herbal tea? (green, mint, chamomile, etc.)

Can children drink herbal tea? (green, mint, chamomile, etc.)

Depends: Green tea is not recommended, it has stimulant properties. Chamomile or herbal mint is probably fine but there should be no real tea leaves in the products. You can also just mix a little ginger, lemon, and honey in hot water and kids enjoy it just as well as tea. ...Read more

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I was wondering is drinking decaf herbal tea as good as water?

I was wondering is drinking decaf herbal tea as good as water?

There are a # of: Benefits to drinking green tea but it does not replace our body's need for clean water. ...Read more

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I been drinking chamomille herbal tea. Does that have any bad effect for my unborn baby?

I been drinking chamomille herbal tea. Does that have any bad effect for my unborn baby?

No known ill effects: As far as we know, chamomille is totally safe to use during pregnancy. However, I would echo the words of herbalist christopher hobbs in suggesting one minimize exposure to herbs during the 1st trimester to err on the side of caution. But if you have drunk it during the 1st trimester I would not worry at all. See www. Babycenter. Com/406_is-it-safe-to-drink-herbal-tea-during-pregnancy_1246852.Bc. ...Read more