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Is it safe to drink chamomile tea when pregnant?

Is it safe to drink chamomile tea when pregnant?

Tea & pregnancy: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary (in large amounts), hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, oregano, cinnamon, anise, senna or sage tea. Chamomile should not be used in large quantities (like extract) Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, > ...Read more

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I am coming off of klonopin (clonazepam) during pregnancy and was wondering if chamomile would be safe to drink to stay calm.

I am coming off of klonopin (clonazepam) during pregnancy and was wondering if chamomile would be safe to drink to stay calm.

Chamomile tea: Use of chamomile tinctures or extract is not recommended in pregnancy -- but this is much stronger than drinking it in dilute tea form. Drinking chamomile tea would generally be safe. Talk with your OB doctor about it too. ...Read more

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I am 6 months pregnant and I was wondering if a chamomile tea containing valerian root, passionflower and stevia leaf extract is safe?

I am 6 months pregnant and I was wondering if a chamomile tea containing valerian root, passionflower and stevia leaf extract is safe?

Why?: Why would you want to take anything when you're pregnant, especially when you don't know what's in the supplement you're ingesting. Play it safe, don't experiment on your baby. There are no supplements (except those ordered by your ob) that are good and safe in pregnancy. ...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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What do you advise if I'm six weeks pregnant and I have problems sleeping at night. Is it safe to drink chamomile tea while I'm pregnant?

What do you advise if I'm six weeks pregnant and I have problems sleeping at night. Is it safe to drink chamomile tea while I'm pregnant?

Tea & pregnancy: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary (in large amounts), hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, oregano, cinnamon, anise, senna or sage tea. Chamomile should not be used in large quantities (like extract) Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, > ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and want something warm. Is it safe to drink a cup of chamomile tea? I'm 15 weeks pregnant. Its the bigelow brand

I have a sore throat and want something warm. Is it safe to drink a cup of chamomile tea? I'm 15 weeks pregnant. Its the bigelow brand

Unclear: Not well studied. Small amounts are probably fine, but if you look it up, it says "avoid during pregnancy". I'd discuss it with your OB. ...Read more

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Chamomile tea during pregnancy is okay?

Chamomile tea during pregnancy is okay?

Limit: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary (in large amounts), hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, oregano, cinnamon, anise, senna or sage tea. Chamomile should not be used in large quantities (like extract) Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, > ...Read more

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Can I drink chamomile tea if pregnant?

Can I drink chamomile tea if pregnant?

While Chamomile tea: Is ok - concentrated chamomile may not be. It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary (in large amounts), hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, oregano, cinnamon, anise, senna or sage tea. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, peppermint and thyme ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman drink green or chamomile tea?

Can a pregnant woman drink green or chamomile tea?

Yes: Both are safe. Brew the green tea for less than three minutes to minimize the caffeine content. Hope this helps! ...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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I'm drinking Lipton Chamomile Tea every night. And PureHerbs LemonGrass Tea every after 2days. Is it safe? These teas are from teabags

Pesticides & toxins: While chamomile and lemongrass are very safe, many teas are contaminated with significant levels of pesticides and the teabags can contain epichorohydrin, a carcinogen. Thus, get these teas only as organic from companies with safe teabags such as Numi, Rishi and Yogi (or get as organic loose tea & use tea ball).
See http://foodbabe. Com/2013/08/21/do-you-know-whats-really-in-your-tea/ ...Read more

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How safe is drinking lemon grass tea in the morning and chamomile tea every night?

Herbal teas: In otherwise healthy people, these herbal teas are unlikely to cause any problems with regular daily use. However, some people who have allergies to certain weeds can have allergic reactions to chamomile. Since you are taking medications, it would be wise to consult with him/her to make sure there are no interactions. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink chamomile tea with honey for anxiety tow times per day any side effects of honey?

Is it safe to drink chamomile tea with honey for anxiety tow times per day any side effects of honey?

Great idea!: Yes, it should be totally safe - with the only possible problem being an unusual allergy to the pollen in the honey if it is made from that pollen (rare - don't worry!)
Chamomile is known to be relaxing, calming and great for complexions. It sounds delightful and I hope it works well for you. Experiment with other herbal teas too and try the addition of a bit of milk or a squeeze of fresh lemon. ...Read more

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How safe is psyllium husks every morning and chamomile tea every night and lemon grass tea ever 2 or 3 days?

How safe is psyllium husks every morning and chamomile tea every night and lemon grass tea ever 2 or 3 days?

Safe but: The chamomile tea and lemon grass tea are safe-but when taking psyllium in any form remember it is used as a stool softener and can work as a laxative. ...Read more

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Can I drink chamomile tea with Zoloft (sertraline)? Is there an interaction? I know St. John's Wort is off limits :) Is chamomile safe?

Can I drink chamomile tea with Zoloft (sertraline)? Is there an interaction? I know St. John's Wort is off limits :) Is chamomile safe?

Yes it is: The St. John's is more of a theoretical. Although it (but not chamomile) lowers liver metabolism of drug, it is not a strong blocker of liver metabolism, and the safety margin of Zoloft (sertraline) is quite high (double the amount is still safe in most). ...Read more

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

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

Not a good idea.: If you are otherwise healthy you will probably recover from the flu with or without treatment (if you get short of breath, develope lung congestion or have other illnesses you should not take a chance. You should see a doctor). Rheumatoid arthritis is a crippling, fatal illness which cannot be controlled by the treatments you mentioned. You should see a rheumatologist for this problem. ...Read more

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Are the ingredient in this detox tea safe while breastfeedin? Holy Thistle, Persimmon leaves, Malva leaves, Marsh Mallow leaves, Blessed Thistle, Papaya, Ginger, Chamomile, and Myrrh.

Are the ingredient in this detox tea safe while breastfeedin? Holy Thistle, Persimmon leaves, Malva leaves, Marsh Mallow leaves, Blessed Thistle, Papaya, Ginger, Chamomile, and Myrrh.

Breast feeding: Just a common sense: Stay away from strange substance while breast feeding. You can follow some tips from Healthtap doctors for breast feeding. Generally speaking eat a healthy diet. Drink plenty of fluid and rest. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink chai or green tea or chamomile tea while taking Prozac (fluoxetine). Also is it ok that I take Motrin for pain?

Is it safe to drink chai or green tea or chamomile tea while taking Prozac (fluoxetine). Also is it ok that I take Motrin for pain?

Yes: Yes. .. Prozac is not contraindicated with Motrin or tea. Although the combo together does increase the risk for a GI ulcer - so if try to minimize the use of Motrin as much as possible. If you need a chronic NSAID therapy, Celebrex (celecoxib) is safer on the GI system. Hope that helps & that you feel better! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take ginseng, vit d, k, calcium + capsicum supplements and cinnamon, dandelion, green, rosehip, chamomile and peppermint teas together?

Is it safe to take ginseng, vit d, k, calcium + capsicum supplements and cinnamon, dandelion, green, rosehip, chamomile and peppermint teas together?

Who knows?: Why would anyone have ever scientifically studied such a combination? Do so, as with all otc supplements, at your own risk. The only one that has been scientifically studied and has actual medical benefits without significant risks is the vitamin d. Calcium can't hurt. The rest are a waste of money and possibly health. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...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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Is it safe to give my 4.5 mo daughter diluted chamomile tea to ease upset tummy/gas pains?

Is it safe to give my 4.5 mo daughter diluted chamomile tea to ease upset tummy/gas pains?

Safe-yes: Recommend-no. I find teas and other potions have little effect on infants, ant the air they swallow while drinking the tea may bloat them more. Simethacone drops is the one agent that seems to provide some relief. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm on high blood pressure medicine (diovan (valsartan) hct).is it safe for me to drink chamomile tea everyday?

What do you advise if I'm on high blood pressure medicine (diovan (valsartan) hct).is it safe for me to drink chamomile tea everyday?

Diovan (valsartan) and tea: The answer to your question is "Yes", it is safe. Remember that you are taking a diuretic, HCT. If you drink too much tea, or other fluid, you will counter act the diuretic effect of the HCT. Good luck. ...Read more

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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?

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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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