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Is lemon ginger tea good for you

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Possibly: Ginger is a tonic used in traditional chinese medicine which helps to sooth the GI tract. Lemon has antiseptic qualities and it reported to help reduc... Read More
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Probably: As is often the case, formal research hasn't been done to answer this definitively, but it's likely ginger would be beneficial for ulcers, as it reduc... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
Neurology 14 years experience
Yes: Honey, and tea for that matter, are good for just about anything. Honey and lemon tea are not particularly famous for helping upset stomachs. If yo... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Wisdom: It's an old folk remedy--but so far as I am concerned, it works. It works for me! and (unless you are diabetic) it won't hurt you.
A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Chicory is fine: ginger can help with nausea, as can lemon balm (Melissa), lemon verbena and lemon grass. Not sure which of these is in your tea, but chicory shouldn'... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 25 years experience
No effect: It will neither hurt nor help much. Drink it if you like it. Although tea has Fluoride which can theoretically displace iodine.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Sugar not good but..: I can't recommend sugar as it's basically a form of poison, but black tea & lemon are good for health. Green tea is even better.You can sweeten it... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 73 years experience
Contraceptive tea?: No. You could name the kid Ginger for all its worth. Post coital contraceptives (spermicides) are poorly effective and tea or ginger are not even on... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Yes you can : No interaction, good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, wish you well
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Maybe: Ginger often gives me heartburn these days (the wages of aging) If something is making you sick, possibly, stop taking it and see if that helps. If ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
See a neurologist: You can try the tea, but track whether it worsens or improves your headache by keeping a daily headache log (timing, severity, duration, frequency, ch... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 45 years experience
No : Simple kidney cysts are more common as people age: ~25% people age 40 and 50% of people >age 50 years have simple kidney cysts. Most cysts are foun... Read More
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