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Doctor insights on: Red Raspberry Leaves

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Is it good to take red raspberry leaves if you are a diabetic?

Is it good to take red raspberry leaves if you are a diabetic?

Yes: Red raspberry leaf tea is a traditional tea used during pregnancy and should not affect diabetes. Some authorities think it should only be used during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. For more information go to americanpregnancy.Org. ...Read more

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Is red raspberry leaves tea and raspberry leaves tea the same? Or red one is different?i need it for labor induction

Is red raspberry leaves tea and raspberry leaves tea the same? Or red one is different?i need it for labor induction

Raspberry: Never heard of raspberry tea to help induce labor, not sure there is much difference between the two. I would talk to your OB before trying to induce labor though. ...Read more

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Can too much red raspberry leaves during first trimester harm the pregnancy?

Can too much red raspberry leaves during first trimester harm the pregnancy?

No: Red raspberry leaves are peddled as an overpriced tea along with misleading health claims. There's also a legend that it will make your delivery easier, and another that it will harm the pregnancy. So far as i can tell, it's not really phamracologically active. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take red raspberry leaves while gbs positive? 37 weeks pregnant

Is it okay to take red raspberry leaves while gbs positive? 37 weeks pregnant

Ask your OB: At 37 weeks you are term but sometimes the fetal lungs are not all the way mature so if you were my pt i would say no, i would ahae u wait till 38 weeks but ask your ob. ...Read more

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Is red raspberry leaf effective in relieving pain?

Is red raspberry leaf effective in relieving pain?

Placebo: This is one more old folk remedy without any real science to back it up. Since it's a plant, people will want to believe in it. Get a real painkiller instead, you owe this to yourself. ...Read more

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What are the effects of smoking red raspberry tea ?

What are the effects of smoking red raspberry tea ?

Why do you want to?: There are no data i can find, mainly because nobody has thought to smoke it, and i would be uncertain as to why you would want to? If you are someone who like to smoke substances as a form of abuse, you need to get some help. Not everything is volatiiized by smoking, and not everything is absorbed through inhalation into the lungs. It puts other toxic substances into your body and is bad for you. ...Read more

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What is in red raspberry leaf tea that helps regulate periods?

What is in red raspberry leaf tea that helps regulate periods?

Many things: Abnormal periods are the body's way of saying things are not right within. The imbalance can have to do with inflammation, toxins.... The tea has various antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds (like quercetin). The tea is likely changing the inflammatory response in your body which is then changing the periods. ...Read more