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Can i drink starbucks chai latte tea while pregnant? One ingredient is star anise, which i saw may be harmful to the baby.

Can i drink starbucks chai latte tea while pregnant? One ingredient is star anise, which i saw may be harmful to the baby.

It's fine : You can drink any drink you like. If you are uncomfortable drinking something out of fear then simply avoid it. ...Read more

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Can Anise increase fertility?

Can Anise increase fertility?

No: It has no proven treatment affect on fertility whatsoever, I recommend avoiding it. Good wishes. ...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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Does Anise really treat bloating?

Does Anise really treat bloating?

Read article: Good comprehensive scientifically based article: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-582-anise.aspx?activeingredientid=582&activeingredientname=anise

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Is chamomile with anise tea good for face?

Is chamomile with anise tea good for face?

Chamomile: Some have used topical chamomile for eczema, but formal studies of this are lacking. This is not the same as drinking the tea -- for which i've found no references for skin conditions. Anise is a spice, used for flavoring and to promote digestion. I could find nothing about drinking anise tea for skin concerns. ...Read more

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I have a 50ds old baby.Should I give her water?how much! Knowing I live in kuwait very hot country.are anise and chamomile good P.S I breastfeed her.

I have a 50ds old baby.Should I give her water?how much! Knowing I live in kuwait very hot country.are anise and chamomile good P.S I breastfeed her.

No to H2O: No water! Breast feeding is all baby needs for the first six months. The WHO recommends baby be breastfed only for the first six months. ...Read more

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Bloated and gasses in my stomach since morning and it's 9:45pm now. I feel heavy and it's annoying. What to do to stop it? I tried Anise herbal drink!

Bloated and gasses in my stomach since morning and it's 9:45pm now. I feel heavy and it's annoying. What to do to stop it? I tried Anise herbal drink!

Consider: Ginger is an intestinal spasmolytic & helps eliminate gas from the intestines. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Hope you feel better soon. Take care. ...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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Does Anise treat whooping cough?

Does Anise treat whooping cough?

Not at all: Whooping cough/pertussis is a very serious bacterial infection treated with specific antibiotics. ...Read more