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Is it ok to drink chamomile tea with prozac (fluoxetine)?

Is it ok to drink chamomile tea with prozac (fluoxetine)?

Prozac (fluoxetine) ; Chamomile: The simple answer is yes. Enjoy your cup of tea. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Cataracts (Definition)

A cataract is a clouding (or change in protein composition) of the normally clear lens (which is located behind the pupil and iris) inside the eye. Cataracts are most commonly due to aging, but can be congenital (born with it), due to trauma or uveitis (eye inflammation). The condition can worsen by long-term topical steroid ...Read more


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Does chamomile help to get rid of cataracts?

Does chamomile help to get rid of cataracts?

No: There is no medical treatment that can get rid of cataracts. You can slow progression by using sunglasses and hats to protect yourself from ultraviolet. More info about surgery: http://www.2020vision.Com/procedures_cataract_surgery.Html. ...Read more

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Is chamomile recommended to get rid of cataracts?

Is chamomile recommended to get rid of cataracts?

No: Chamomile may be recommended for many different things, but there is no scientific evidence that it prevents cataracts. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of chamomile tea?

What are the benefits of chamomile tea?

Benefits of chamomil: Although best known as a muscle relaxant and antispasmodic, chamomile is also believed to have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory capabilities. The plant's healing properties come from its daisylike flowers, which contain volatile oils (including bisabolol, bisabolol oxides a and b, and matricin) as well as flavonoids (particularly a compound called apinegin) and other therapeutic substances. ...Read more

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How long can chamomile tea stay in your system?

How long can chamomile tea stay in your system?

Tea effects: I don't know that any one has really measured the metabolism of constituents in chamomile; there are multiple ones that are probably active. If you're using this for a medicinal purpose (indigestion, relaxation, etc) you may make a strong tea & use it 3-4 times a day. It is safe unless you're allergic to compositae (the botanical family it belongs to.). ...Read more

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Difficulty of breathing after drinking chamomile ?

Don't drink it: It sounds like you are having an allergic reaction to the tea. It is best to avoid it in the future. These reactions can become worse on repeated exposures. ...Read more

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Is it possible for chamomile tea to affect the way st john's wort works?

Is it possible for chamomile tea to affect the way st john's wort works?

St John's Wort: St John's Wort is used for Depression. Chamomile Tea is used for relaxation. It is suggested that German Chamomile and St. John's Wort should not be taken at the same time. If they are used together and sedation increases to an unsafe level, either German Chamomile or St. John's wort or both may need to be stopped. Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation See Physician for diagnosis ...Read more

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Is chamomile a safe way to help manage anxiety? Not taking any anxiety meds and trying to avoid them.

Is chamomile a safe way to help manage anxiety? Not taking any anxiety meds and trying to avoid them.

None medical treatme: Anxiety can be treated with psychotherapy techniques that are very successful. Treatments can include; relaxation, cognitive behavioral or systematic desensitization techniques. Drugs should be used as the last resort not the first. Also your anxiety may be a symptom of something else. Do psychotherapy. ...Read more

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My 8 month old has a lot of phlegm and he is Coughing ...does the Chamomile help him and how can i use it?

My 8 month old has a lot of phlegm and he is  Coughing ...does the Chamomile help him and how can i use it?

Chamomile: Chamomile teas are occassionally given to infants with difficulty sleeping. The warmth of the tea may help thin the mucous. Prolonged symptoms of cough and congestion should be evaluated by your pediatrician and may require treatment. ...Read more

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How safe and how much effective is treating medical conditions by the following plants: ginger, anise, chamomile and sage?

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