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A 24-year-old female asked:

Can i drink ballerina detox tea while breastfeeding? im breastfeeding 3 times a day only. the rest of the day my baby is formula feed.

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Ballerina Tea: I looked up ballerina tea and it contains two ingredients: malva verticillata and cassia angustifolia which are known as Chinese mallow and senna. They are both powerful laxitives and diuretics. So I would have to say NO! It is not safe to drink for you. Any weight you lose will come right back and you will probably lose your milk.
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