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Doctor insights on: Chamomile Flowers Medication

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If I'm allergic to pollen from a lot of wild flowers and have seasonal allergies from ragweed and dandelions, will I be allergic to chamomile?

If I'm allergic to pollen from a lot of wild flowers and have seasonal allergies from ragweed and dandelions, will I be allergic to chamomile?

Chamomile: Chamomile tea is recognized as containing sensitizing allergens that may cross-react with pollens from your allergy list. There are accepted skin testing procedures for this. Recommend contacting an Allergist for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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Sleepytime & tension tamer tea by celestial seasoning, any risks for high blood pressure or drug interactions? Ragweed allergy should I avoid chamomile

Sleepytime & tension tamer tea by celestial seasoning, any risks for high blood pressure or drug interactions? Ragweed allergy should I avoid chamomile

No problem: I have not found any ingredient in these herbal tea which would cause hypertension. As for ragweed allergy, you are actually allergic to the airborne pollen and not to the flower itself. Even if the chamomile pollen in the flower cross-react with ragweed, it will be highly unlikely to cause you allergic symptoms given that the chamomile would have been subjected to processing and heating. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Herbal Essences shampoo and conditioner with chamomile, aloe Vera and Passion flower extracts during pregnancy?

Is it safe to use Herbal Essences shampoo and conditioner with chamomile, aloe Vera and Passion flower extracts during pregnancy?

Shampoos and pregnan: This is external and is mainly water and detergents. These other ingredients are in small amounts, and unless your planning to drink the bottle, should be no risk to you or the fetus ...Read more

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I'm taking Temazepam for insomnia. Is it safe to also drink a herbal tea containing Passion Flower, Chamomile, Lemon Balm & Linden Flowers beforehand?

I'm taking Temazepam for insomnia. Is it safe to also drink a herbal tea containing Passion Flower, Chamomile, Lemon Balm & Linden Flowers beforehand?

Yes: There should be no significant increase in sleepiness or ability to awaken in AM. If you are concerned, you may try to take or drink on the weekend when you are not going to work to make use you will be okay. ...Read more

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I take a sleep aid at night. Valerian root, lemon balm, l-theanine, hops, chamomile, passion flower & melatonin. Do any of these thin my blood?

I take a sleep aid at night. Valerian root, lemon balm, l-theanine, hops, chamomile, passion flower & melatonin. Do any of these thin my blood?

Interesting question: I can't help but wonder why you asked. Homeopathic doses of these herbal supplements should not thin your blood. ...Read more

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Can I take st johns wort with chamomile?

Can I take st johns wort with chamomile?

Yes you can, but: I'm more concerned about the "chest pain, chest pressure, and difficulty breathing" you've also mentioned? Those don't generally respond to st. John's wort or chamomile, unless they're for sure related to anxiety (which they can be). Many people take chamomile as a tea, and st. John's wort as a standardized extract or capsule. Regardless, please follow closely with your doctor. ...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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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

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If I have chamomile tea if I have glaucoma?

Yes: Chamomile tea has not been demonstrated to increase eye pressure or reduce efficacy of glaucoma drops. In fact, some followers of natural and homeopathic medicine claim to see pressure improvement. ...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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Can I be allergic to chamomile tea?

Can I be allergic to chamomile tea?

Possibly: It may cause paradoxic reaction in that case - the opposite of calming. ...Read more

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Is it bad to drink chamomile tea everyday?

No, that is fine.: Chamomile has many benefits. It can be used to v abdominal cramps, improve pms/ menstrual cramps, to help abort migraine headaches (if used early on) & to v restlessness associated w sleep. It can v mild anxiety. It has been used topically for burns. It can cause drowsiness or allergic reactions (ragweed)it is not recommended during pregnancy or if taking blood thinning medications. ...Read more

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Can I drink chamomile tea on 40mg proxatine?

No interaction found: Ref: https://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=2357-0, 1800-0 ...Read more

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How to tell if I am allergic to chamomile tea?

How to tell if I am allergic to chamomile tea?

Allergic: People with ragweed allergies can experience paradoxical reactions when using chamomile to help with sleep. It could cause itching or rash if allergic. If there is swelling of lips, tongue or airway or difficulty breathing - that requires immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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How long will I sleep after one cup of chamomile tea?

Chamomille: It only helps if you have a mild sleep problem. If you are depressed, it may not help for very long as short sleep is a major symptom of depression. Herb is not powerful enough to fight insomnia of depression, but won't hurt if you combine it with proper meds. ...Read more

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