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A 30-year-old member asked:

why does green tea cause my lips to be extremely dry whenever i drink it?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Possibly because it: Has a diuretic effect.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Will drinking green tea end up darkening my lips?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine 30 years experience
Green tea: No.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Can drinking green tea darken my lips?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Green tea: Green tea is sometimes used to decrease pigmentation. See: http://renewalaesthetics.com/blog/39-ways-to-remove-skin-pigmentation
A male asked:

Will drinking green tea darken my lips?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Don't think so: Drinking green tea shouldn't darken any part of the body. Drinking black tea shouldn't darken the lips, either. In general, non-medicinal teas are fine to drink on a daily basis. Don't put much sugar into one's tea, because sugar is bad for the body (except in tiny amounts).

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