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Are pumpkin seed shells edible?

Are pumpkin seed shells edible?

Yes: Pumpkin seed shells are edible- they probably test best when toasted in an oven. You might even try adding a salt free fat free seasoning for additional taste. ...Read more

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Can you take holy basil, ashawagandha, curcumin, passion flower in combination?

Can you take holy basil, ashawagandha, curcumin, passion flower in combination?

Yes: It is quite common in herbal medicine to give multiple herbs in combination and, being 3 of the most widely used herbs in the ayurvedic tradition, holy basil, ashwagandha and curcumin are commonly used together. Passionflower is quite safe to combine with these. While combining pharmaceuticals together often creates worrisome interactions, most herbs combine well and synergistically. ...Read more

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Wehani rice and/or pumpkin seed oil as allergen?

Wehani rice and/or pumpkin seed oil as allergen?

Rice: Though uncommon, pumpkin and its derivatives can cause an allergy as can various types of rice. There is no reason to expect that the more aromatic wehani rice would be an exception. Rice allergy as a whole is rare. ...Read more

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Allergy to organic trail mix. Throat closed. Which ingred likely? Raisin, sunflower seed, pumpkin seed, cashew, apples, almonds, cranberries, cane syrup

Allergy to organic trail mix. Throat closed. Which ingred likely? Raisin, sunflower seed, pumpkin seed, cashew, apples, almonds, cranberries, cane syrup

Food allergy: An allergist can help diagnose and treating this particular problem. Allergy testing either by blood or skin test can give us information of which food is likely the one that cause such symptom. Throat closing is dangerous. I would advise you seek specialist medical advice soon. ...Read more

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Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)

Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)

Probably not.: Although it sounds as though it probably would not affect it, nutritional supplements are not tested or overseen by any regulatory agency, so it is impossible to know for sure what you're getting. You should discuss any potential interactions with your OB/GYN. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can combining olive leaf extract (oleuropein 20%) and ginkgo biloba be harmful?

Can combining olive leaf extract (oleuropein 20%) and ginkgo biloba be harmful?

Not known to be: While gingko may interact with certain pharmaceutical drugs, there are no known interactions between olive leaf extract and gingko and no reason to think the combination would be harmful. ...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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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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Fiji natural artesian water...Good or bad?

Fiji natural artesian water...Good or bad?

Neutral: Bottled water is convenient to carry around. But the health benefits are not exactly confirmed. In a number of cases, the municipal water is purer than the bottled water. And in some cases the bottled water contains arsenic and lead. There is no agency supervision of this and much bottled water is just tap water anyway. Fiji is not better or worse than the others. ...Read more

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Is organic pumpkin seed oil & organic cranberry seed oil safe to take with metoprolol?

Is organic pumpkin seed oil & organic cranberry seed oil safe to take with metoprolol?

Pharmacist: I believe your pharmacist can help you with this type of question. I feel most physicians are unacquainted with those supplements. ...Read more

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Does the linden flower has caffeine?

Does the linden flower has caffeine?

Read the label: You would need to read the label of the tea to know -- i'm guessing you're wanting to drink linden flower tea? The leaves may contain caffeine, but the flower tea does not appear to. In fact linden flower tea has been used as a calming (not activating) tea, and antispasmodic. http://tinyurl.com/mlgaccf. ...Read more

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What flowers are safe to eat like on salads?

What flowers are safe to eat like on salads?

Flowers: Your question reminded me of my mother who often added flowers to our meals. Certain parts of these flowers from these plants are edible. - Angelic, Anise, Arugula, Basil, Bee Balm, marigold, carnation, Chrysanthemum, Clover, Dandelion, Fuchsia, Gladiolus, Hibiscus, Lavender, Lemon berbena, Lilac, Mint, Nasturtium, Pansy, Rose, Sunflower & violets. ...Read more

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What flowers might have medicinal properties?

What flowers might have medicinal properties?

Looong list!: Here are two resources for you. The first app is free, the second is available for a nominal charge. Both are very nice resources for herbal supplements. , AboutHerbs - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's Guide to Botanicals, Supplements and Complimentary Therapies Clinical Herbs - Phytotherapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Auyvedic Medicine ...Read more

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Does passion flower really work for daily anxiety?

Does passion flower really work for daily anxiety?

Not many studies on: the relationship of passion flower and anxiety. Found one that suggested it has a good effect on GAD. Here's the reference: https://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/passionflower ...Read more

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My child ate a dandelion flower. Could this be dangerous?

My child ate a dandelion flower.  Could this be dangerous?

Not a problem: No toxins are present in dandelion flowers. Dandelion leaves are used by some as additional leaves in salads. ...Read more

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What flowers are most people allergic to when they pollinate?

What flowers are most people allergic to when they pollinate?

Pollen allergy: There is a wide variety of different pollens people are allergic to and they vary according to where you live. Different pollens come out at different times of year. In the northeast grasses and trees pollinate in the spring and weeds pollinate in the fall. Most of the allergenic pollens come from plants with fairly inconspicuous flowers. ...Read more

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Can you get dependent, or have withdrawal effects if you stop, on Passion Flower Extract?

Can you get dependent, or have withdrawal effects if you stop, on Passion Flower Extract?

Not reported: This is a good question , as dependency occurs with most pharmaceutical sleep aids. However, I have never heard of this happening with Passionflower and did not see this reported in many articles such as this one: http://tinyurl.com/hsebp2k Thus, I believe it's safe for you to experiment with. ...Read more

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Can i take 500 naproxem with passion flower, boswella extract, zanthin, magnesium, niacinamine ?

Can i take 500 naproxem with passion flower, boswella extract, zanthin, magnesium, niacinamine ?

Don't know: This products that you have mentioned are not adequately studied. Therefore, there will be no accurate answer for the question. There may be no good reason to take inadequately studied medicines like herbs and natural medicines because you will not be able to predict side effects. In terms of naproxen, it need be taken after meals to avoid stomach irritation and off and on to avoid kidney problem. ...Read more

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If candy and flowers can't get your wife attention what, could u do if everything you tried fail.?

If candy and flowers can't get your wife attention what, could u do if everything you tried fail.?

Be More Direct: When all else fails, consider the direct approach. You may want to approach your wife and ask her what you could do to please her. Or ask her if you've done anything to upset her or turn her off. Before you do this, however, make sure you're willing to hear her answers. And be sure you're willing to work with her to work through whatever issues she believes might be going on. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My last 2 monthlies were 5/6 medium flow, and 5/30, 1 light day flow. I have tried the usual passion flower to induce cycle, it has not worked, help!

My last 2 monthlies were 5/6 medium flow, and 5/30, 1 light day flow. I have tried the usual passion flower to induce cycle, it has not worked, help!

Your symptoms are: Suggestive of nearing menopause. Follow up with a gyn for a comprehensive exam. Take care!http://www.34-menopause-symptoms.Com/articles/tips-for-relieving-hot-flashes-and-other-menopausal-symptoms.Htm. ...Read more

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I like to suck on flowers for the sweetness. Is that safe?

I like to suck on flowers for the sweetness. Is that safe?

Yes: As long as the flowers you utilize have not been treated with insect spray or fertilizer spray, you can do this safely. Be careful that there is not a stinging insect hidden in the flower. ...Read more

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Can flowers cause anaphylactic shock?

Can flowers cause anaphylactic shock?

Yes; pollen allergen: It may not be the flowers, but the pollen within them, that caused the allergy. Anaphylactic shock is a severe allergic reaction where the body reacts to a harmless substance (like pollen) by over-producing histamine & starting an exaggerated immune response. In some cases, this causes an unsafe drop in blood pressure (shock). Emergency treatment with epinephrine & steroids (immunosupressant). ...Read more

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What bach flower remedies help with rls?

What bach flower remedies help with rls?

Not Bach: Probably classical homeopathy would be more helpful with restless leg syndrome than bach flower remedies. I suggest consulting a homeopathic physician in your area. The american institute of homeopathy is a group of physician homeopaths, and is older than the ama. The site has a search function, through which you can find homeopaths in your locale: http://www.Homeopathyusa.Org/. ...Read more

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Are there any flowers associated with cancer?

Are there any flowers associated with cancer?

Daffodils: During the 1950's, some members of the canadian cancer society decided that daffodils, an early-spring flower, might be useful to give a hopeful message about cancer. Other societies have phased out daffodil-themed events but this remains the symbol of the fight against cancer in canada. ...Read more

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How does the Jamaica flower lower cholesterol?

How does the Jamaica flower lower cholesterol?

Mixed results: Studies of standard hibiscus extract have yielded mixed results. The polyphenolic compunds and flavinoids have been shown to lower her lipids and triglycerides in some small studies however a meta-analysis revealing multiple studies did not show a positive effect, more controlled human studies are needed. ...Read more

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Hi, I took Passion flower and maybe I am pregnant. Is it a problem ?

Hi,
I took Passion flower and maybe I am pregnant. Is it a problem ?

Passionflower: Passionflower is category B 1 in late pregnancy and compatible with breast feeding but should be avoided in early pregnancy due to possible risk of uterine stimulation. Women who are pregnant or think they may become pregnant should check with their healthcare provider before using medications and supplements. ...Read more

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Is it bad to go outside when flowers first bloom when you have asthma?

Is it bad to go outside when flowers first bloom when you have asthma?

It's not the flowers: Flowers bloom when other airborne plant pollen, especially tree in the spring, is in the air. If a plant is colorful or has a pleasant odor, it is to attract insects for pollination. Tree, grass, ragweed and other allergy causing pollen is wind borne causing symptoms in allergic people when they are exposed. ...Read more

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Is it ok to bring cut flowers in the house if pollen might be a problem?

Is it ok to bring cut flowers in the house if pollen might be a problem?

Probably not: Fresh cut flowers have pollen and might stimulate allergic reactions in susceptible people. If you know you have family or close friends or family with pollen allergies why risk making them miserable! ...Read more

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