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Interaction Of Rose Tea
Can I drink coffee/green tea/rose hip tea before or after I take doxycycline hydrate 2x100mg. I take one in the morning and one in the evening. THANKS?
Yes you can: Enjoy your beverage, and get well soon ...Read more
Can tea with rose hips, lemon balm, lemon verbena, and hibiscus flower affect birth control or hormones?
Broad question but..: I know of no known interactions between these herbs and oral contraceptives. As to whether these have any affect on hormones, that is a very broad question. I found one website that says lemon verbena can help regulate menstrual cycles and help with PMS, but it did not provide references so I don't know if research confirms this. Lemon balm is thought to help regulate thyroid hormone levels. ...Read more
A toner made from Apple cider vinegar, glycerin, rose water, green tea got into my eye. Stung lI'l.I washed eye with water. Is there anything to do now??
No: That is enough. Make sure you washed eyes a few times ...Read more
Is it safe to drink tea w/ lemon balm, lemon verbena, rose hips, & hibiscus flower when taking birth control pills? Are there other risks w/ this tea?
No...: There is no known interaction between probiotics and tea that I'm aware of. ...Read more
Lack of data: Herbals often lack studies looking for drug-drug interactions. Mother's milk tea has a mix of herbs with a reported area of benefits (and problems). Fortunately, Cephalexin has few drug-drug interactions, making one here unlikely. The main risk of cephalosporins is diarrhea and yeast infections, so watch for that rather than drug-drug interactions with your herbal tea. ...Read more
Is it ok to drink dandelion root tea while on Prozac (fluoxetine) 40mg/day? Are there any interactions? Thanks
Not much interaction: The extract of taraxicum officinale root in rodent studies is shown to be an inhibitor of the cytochrome p450 1a2 enzyme, and this is distinct from the 2d6 enzyme that fluoxetine inhibits. This would imply that the consuming dandelion root extract would not markedly change the metabolism of fluoxetine although it may slow down the metabolism of fluoxetine very slightly because 1a2 may contribute. ...Read more
Is it true that green tea interacts with no of drugs, if so does it have interaction with gabapentin or seretide inhalor? Thanks
What is exactly the interaction between ginger tea and cyclosporine modified, increase just the side effects or increases concentration plasma?
Rather decrease: In its plasma concentration, ginger isn't recommended to use while on oral cyclosporine modified, ginger reduces the bioavailability of the drug and reduce blood level concentration, an effect you don't want especially in post transplant patients for fear of organ rejection, the studies were mostly on rats but the results and recommendations are valid for humans, goodluck ...Read more
Can I drink chamomile tea with Zoloft (sertraline)? Is there an interaction? I know St. John's Wort is off limits :) Is chamomile safe?
This week been drinking abt 10cups green tea a day using btwn 4-5 tea bags only I also take 40mg fluoxetine a day for panic disorder. Interactions?
Is Green (Matcha) Tea okay to drink while on Mirtazapine? (30mg currently). I have heard it have interactions with some class Antidepressants?
While I wouldn't say "green light" on drinking, the largest interaction would be the combined sedative effects of alcohol and Remeron.
Ultimately, I'd agree with "ask your doctor."
Lastly, keep in mind alcohol is horrible for sleep quality, esp. If you have pre-existing sleep problems. ...Read more
No: Hi. Not that I'm aware of. If you enjoy green tea, go for it! ...Read more
Is it safe for to ve 1 cup green tea p/day [am taking omeprazole, glucosamine sulfate, gabapentin and calcium & other supplments]without drug interactio?
Yes: Green tea will not interact with the stated medications. It does interact other medications particularly Coumadin (warfarin). Though you can green tea with coumadin, you must notify your physician how much you drink/week. The Coumadin dose would be increased accordingly. Green tea provides valuable anti-oxidants which are active as anti-inflammatory agents. ...Read more
God made it so: Many plants -- including grapes, tree bark, and tea -- contain tannins. These are the plant's self-protective compounds that counteract bacteria and fungi by interfering with their surface proteins. They also discourage herbivores from eating them, with that "puckery" effect on the mouth plus interfering with digestion. Adding milk to tea allows tannins to attack the milk, rather than your mouth. ...Read more
Green tea: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested green tea can assist w glycemic control. Studies show that the polyphenols in green tea have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. Too much caffeinatted tea can cause anxiety, GI upset or isomnia. ...Read more
White, Red & Green: 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. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggest extracts from green tea can act as a plant-based alternative for glycemic control. Green tea may reduce rate of cardiac deaths. White, green & red tea. ...Read more
First flush: First flush: (the quality of the tea depends on the time brewed and the time of the year it is picked.) first flush refers to the first picking season of the year. Typically around march. First flush indian tea typically has a rich and fresh aroma. The flush might have a marginal green tint. Toxins are unlikely. Good luck. ...Read more
It's pretty easy...: Get a teapot. Put in a pinch of green tea leaves. Add some boiling water (carefully!), and wait 10 minutes. Pour out some hot green tea into a cup. Wait for it to cool to the desired temperature. One can drink from the same teapot as the day goes by (the tea is fine at room temperature too). ...Read more