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is poppy tea better for your health then prescription painkillers? like coca leaves being a lot safer and healthier on the body than pure cocaine

is poppy tea better for your health then prescription painkillers? like coca leaves being a lot safer and healthier on the body than pure cocaine

That is hard to say: since I don't know where you are buying these poppy leaves,(I don't know what is in them besides poppy) My suggestion is to take prescription meds are prescribed. To try other things for pain like distraction, humor, movies, reading, and ask doctors in Sweden what is recommended for your medical conditions. You don't state that in this. Good luck and don't give up. ...Read more

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What is poppy pod tea or poppy pod wash? I heard this could help getting off other opiates?

What is poppy pod tea or poppy pod wash? I heard this could help getting off other opiates?

Poppy pod tea: Poppy Tea is a "drink" made from the crushed pods of the plant Papaver Somniferum. It has psychoactive alkaloids in it like codeine, etc . A uniform "recipe" for this tea doesn't exist. Be aware that some drinkers have OD'd & died from crushing too many pods for their tea. Poppy pod tea is NOT recommended for one wanting to get off opiates b/c of the psychoactive alkaloids in it. ...Read more

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What do doctors think of remedies such as poppy seed tea for anxiety and chronic pain when not mixed with benzodiazepines?

What do doctors think of  remedies such as poppy seed tea for anxiety and chronic pain when not mixed with benzodiazepines?

Opiates: Poppy seed tea is a legal way to concentrate opiates (remnants of morphine, codeine, etc) that are present in the seeds. The tea has a bitter taste. The seed content is highly variable, and you will not know the concentration or dose of your tea. There is at least one verifiable death from from morphine overdose in poppy seed tea. http://www.poppyseedtea.com/ so no, i wouldn't recommend this. ...Read more

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Do i boil a few poppy seeds if i'm careful when i buy them in a cup of tea with lemon juice to alleviate pain? I promise i won't overdose? Is it good

Do i boil a few poppy seeds if i'm careful when i buy them in a cup of tea with lemon juice to alleviate pain? I promise i won't overdose?  Is it good

Non-issue: There is no significant amount of drug in the seeds so it is not a problem other than it will do nothing for your pain. ...Read more

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What is the benefits of mangosteen tea?

What is the benefits of mangosteen tea?

Not well studied. : Preliminary results of 1 study suggest mangosteen may be beneficial for treatment of periodontist when applied in gel to gums. Mangosteen is being studied to determine effects of xanthones (potent antioxidants) ; effectiveness as a topical acne treatment. It has been used by native asian healers in treatment of tuberculosis, infections ; diarrhea (but hasn't been adequately studied). ...Read more

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What plants are used for making manly tea?

What plants are used for making manly tea?

Manly Tea: The manly tea company makes many types of tea. Did you have one in mind? Tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. ...Read more

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Is green tea healthy?

Is green tea healthy?

Yes: Various studies have shown that there are benefits. Here is some information: http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/features/health-benefits-of-green-tea ...Read more

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How to make green tea?

How to make green tea?

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

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Green tea is good for?

Green tea is good for?

Quenching your : Thirst. It has antioxidants and may be useful in preventing cell damage from oxidants. But the useful effects are difficult to quantitate. ...Read more

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Does tea dehydrate you?

Does tea dehydrate you?

No: If the tea does not contain any natural or added diuretic agents, tea will not dehydrate you. ...Read more