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Will licorice root tea help laryngitis?

Will licorice root tea help laryngitis?

Licorice Root Tea: Licorice root can also act as an expectorant ; help to soothe sore throats. ...Read more

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Is maca root similar to fertilty blend?

Is maca root similar to fertilty blend?

Probably not: That's sort of like asking if a potato is similar to a vitamin supplement. Neither maca root nor fertility blend are single items (several manufacturers put those words on their labels). Neither maca root nor fertility blend are medications. They are over-the-counter supplements, which means little or no testing has been done, and nobody really knows for sure what the effects or side effects are. ...Read more

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Can rhodiola rosea standardized extract be taken with maca root?

Can rhodiola rosea standardized extract be taken with maca root?

Yes: In fact some companies make supplements that combine these in the same capsule, often combined with additional herbs, to support sexual and reproductive health. It is common in herbal medicine to combine multiple herbs together for a synergistic effect. It is generally quite safe to combine herbs. ...Read more

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Can dandelion root tea help weight loss?

Can dandelion root tea help weight loss?

Weight loss: I would not expect that you would change your weight loss significantly. It may reduce appetite somewhat but in the long term that does not help with maintaining weight loss. Lifestyle changes, dietary changes and exercise comprise a successful formula. Give that a try and good luck. ...Read more

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Will dandelion root tea interfere with hormonal IUD effectiveness?

Will dandelion root tea interfere with hormonal IUD effectiveness?

Doubtful: The iud you reference has a dual mode of action. A word of caution - many herbal medicines are just that, medicines, with little know safety on the human physiology. ...Read more

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What is dandelion root tea used for?

What is dandelion root tea used for?

Read on: Commonly to cleans the body the kidney liver gall bladder, also digestion especially after fatty meals, also mild diuretic. ...Read more

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Does raspberry leaf tea stain teeth?

Does raspberry leaf tea stain teeth?

Tea stains teeth: Almost all tea stains teeth, they contain tannin which is responsible for much of the staining. ...Read more

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Can valerian root herbal supplement get you high?

Can valerian root herbal supplement get you high?

Not heard of this.: It can help to calm one or to aid for sleep. ...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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Can Licorice root extract boost my immune system?

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Can Licorice root extract boost my immune system?

Depends who you ask!: I did a quick online search and found plenty of claims of immune system benefit from licorice root extract but none that I could quote as good high quality evidence. Check out http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-881-licorice.aspx?activeingredientid=881 which is best I could find. I'm hopeful my colleagues can edify both of us!. Also check out http://goo.gl/khYX2Z ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink valerian root sleepytime tea while using buspar (buspirone)?

Is it safe to drink valerian root sleepytime tea while using buspar (buspirone)?

There is a relative: Contraindication to use of valerian root and buspar (buspirone). Unless you take it at bedtime (and go to sleep) - it can cause v in judgment, v concentration, dizziness, ; ^ drowsiness. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take klonopin (clonazepam) with the following supplements: policosanol, ALA, decaf green tea extract, & aged garlic root extract?

Is it safe to take klonopin (clonazepam) with the following supplements: policosanol, ALA, decaf green tea extract, & aged garlic root extract?

Meds: should not be an issue. You can check with your pharmacist and doctor too regarding your specific case. There was a book that was PDR of herbs and alternative medications called the German Commission E book, as Europe much more pro herb/supplement than we are in the States. ...Read more

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Will a sleep aid with melatonin, valerian extract, hops - humulus lupulus, passionflower, chamomile have any affect on the birth control pill?

Will a sleep aid with melatonin, valerian extract,  hops - humulus lupulus, passionflower, chamomile have any affect on the birth control pill?

Unknown: That's one of the problems with botanicals, there aren't any controlled studies with which to reference when it comes to drug interactions. I recommend you start with the birth-control and look for drug interactions on the package insert. Even with proper use of oral birth control pills there still is about 1% failure rate. ...Read more

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Is maca root similar to fertility blend ?

Is maca root similar to fertility blend ?

See below: No maca is not similar to fertility blend - and if you are trying to get pregnant - see an ob/gyn prior to getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Will Raspberry Zinger Herbal Tea have the same affects on pregnancy as Raspberry Leaf Tea??

Will Raspberry Zinger Herbal Tea have the same affects on pregnancy as Raspberry Leaf Tea??

NO!: Raspberry Zinger tea has raspberry fruit flavor but is made mostly of hisbiscus and only has a tiny amount of raspberry leaves. You can get raspberry tea in bulk and add a bag of Raspberry Zinger For flavor. ...Read more