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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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Can incense smell harm baby?

Can incense smell harm baby?

Air pollution: It is not so much the odor as the effect it has on the nasal passages & lungs. We know these odors increase the nasal congestion in infants which increases their work of breathing. We know that smoke increases the risk of crib death, although incense has not been studied separately. What is very clear is that it does not in any way improve the life of baby. ...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

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Can burning incense make me breath bad?

Can burning incense make me breath bad?

Yes: If you have asthma or allergies then burning incense or candles or even spraying room sprays or perfumes can lead to irritation and difficulty breathing. It should be noticed that prolonged exposures to many chemicals, including smoke from these things, could lead to health complications. ...Read more

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How to know what is aromatherapy and how does incense potpourri help?

How to know what is aromatherapy and how does incense potpourri help?

Aromatherapy: Is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials known as essential oils, & other aromatic compounds for the purpose of altering one's mind, moods, cognitive functions & health. Examples of such oils are tea tree which is claimed to have anti-microbial action. Another is lemon oil which enhances mood, lavender as antiseptic, & sage oil to boost memory. ...Read more

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Because mosquito-repellent incense is poisonous, what is the best alternative for exterminating mosquitoes?

Because mosquito-repellent incense is poisonous, what is the best alternative for exterminating mosquitoes?

Repellent: If you are looking for a more natural repellent for mosquitoes consider citronella, lemon eucalyptus oil, soybean oil, geranium oil, clove oil or fennel. These will help to repell mosquitoes but will not exterminate them. ...Read more

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Romano-catholic rules:. We have Lent (18 feb-5apr 2015). We cant eat meat every Wed and Fri during it. Would a big Easter meal make me sick?

Romano-catholic rules:. We have Lent (18 feb-5apr 2015). We cant eat meat every Wed and Fri during it. Would a big Easter meal make me sick?

No sickness: You will be fine to take big Easter meal enjoy Easter meal.Your digestive system remains normal even when you eat lentils and meat on different days. ...Read more

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I read an anti-catholic response on here about masturbation. So is it wrong if a man chooses not to masturbate? Is he gonna get sick and die?

I read an anti-catholic response on here about masturbation. So is it wrong if a man chooses not to masturbate? Is he gonna get sick and die?

Odd statement: Sex, whether practiced with a partner or not is part of normal human sexuality.You, or anyone else, who acts on free will to engage or not engage in any form of sexual expression is free to do so. You are also free to decide that you consider answers on this site to be "anti-catholic". This would not be the 1st time religious sanctions are at odds with scientific study. ...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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Is breathing in incense bad for you?

Is breathing in incense bad for you?

Breathing odors : Incense is a common part of many life experiences. It is not dangerous in almost all instances unless you have reactive airways and go into an asthma attack or bronchospasm when you inhale these strong odors. ...Read more

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Are herbal incense safe for your lungs?

Are herbal incense safe for your lungs?

Spice: Do not recommend use of Spice/ K2/ "Herbal Incense". Any substance can act as a pulmonary irritant. ...Read more