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Doctor insights on: Catholic Incense

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Do Posh incense show up on a drug test?

Do Posh incense show up on a drug test?

Not likely: Not likely to show on a screen but significant concerns for overuse of such a substance. Seeing numerous cases of first break psychosis seemingly related to incense use. This is not a benign substance ...Read more

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Are incense sticks and candles carcinogenic?

Are incense sticks and candles carcinogenic?

Not enough info.: Of course, i hope not, but depending on the country of origin, safety standards while being made, etc. Anything could, theoretically have carcinogens. Cigarettes, for example, are legal to purchase and we know they're carcinogenic. ...Read more

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Could you please educate me on herbal incense?

Could you please educate me on herbal incense?

Herbal Incense: You might be referring to synthetic cannabis or marijuana, also known as "spice." it's a synthetic designer drug where unidentified herbs are sprayed with unquantified amounts of synthetic cannabinoids. It's a dangerous drug because, like with marijuana, it can precipitate psychosis -- and also you don't know what you're getting. Designer drugs are made to evade laws against them. ...Read more

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Are there any health risks involving herbal incense?

Are there any health risks involving herbal incense?

Yes: When companies sell smoking products labeled "not for human consumption, " a warning light should go off inside you. (they're designer drugs trying to elude laws against them -- and do have severe health risks like psychosis! why use names like "devil's dank" otherwise?) herbal incense is unidentified herbal material sprayed with unknown quantities of synthetic cannabinoid chemicals. Stay away. ...Read more

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Can burning incense cause health problems? What kind of problems?

Can burning incense cause health problems? What kind of problems?

Respiratory: Many people find the smell and smoke irritating to breathe. People with an allergy might have a really bad problem. Even if you think you enjoy it, it could be doing some harm. I wish it were not true, because i really like it myself and can't be near it. I don't know about other bad effects. Sorry. ...Read more

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I was sitting outside next to a stick of burning incense and some of it would blow in my face when the wind would shift. Now my cheat is really heavy?

I was sitting outside next to a stick of burning incense and some of it would blow in my face when the wind would shift. Now my cheat is really heavy?

Irritation: This is a form of air pollution that can cause irritation/inflammation of the trachea or bronchial tubes which should eventually clear without any specific treatment. See your physician if you develop wheezing,productive cough with discolored sputum, fever or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Herbal incense is it ok to smoke?

Herbal incense is it ok to smoke?

No: One of the problems is that "herbal incense" can mean anything, and can have anything, everything or nothing in it. Most of it consist of synthetic cannabinoids which are sprayed on inert plant matter. Some of these can be highly dangerous, causing seizures, psychosis, delirium and even kidney failure and death. Other are milder synthetics that do act like marijuana. You are playing with fire. ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke herbal incense?

Is it okay to smoke herbal incense?

No: these are generally some variant on K2/spice, which contain synthetic cannabinoids which are notoriously impure, may concentrate in some parts of the sprayed plant and not on others, and are associated with far more problems than with marijuana - including seizures, psychosis, delirium and long-term physical and mental health issues. ...Read more