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Hi I'm 23 weeks and I've been getting conflicting information about drinking rooibos tea that contains cinnamon, rooibos, ginger root and clove. ?
Yes, its ok.: Rooibos or brush tea is from Southern Africa and has benefits to help with nervousness, digestive problems and allergies. There have been no studies on pregnant women using this tea but in moderation this tea is acceptable in pregnancy. It can be consumed in pregnancy. Ginger root helps with nausea so this is OK to consume when pregnant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sir i have constipation and bleeding occurs when i tried to pass stool... Just now i have drink clove and pappermint tea ..... Will it help it sir???
Yes and no: The subject is controversial. There are many that state that the antioxidants and other substances in tea have health benefits and others that say that the benefits are only found in the lab, not in real life. Neither group can be proven completely true or false. The question of whether it is bad for YOU personally depends on your medical history and medications. ...Read more
It's pretty easy...: Get a teapot. Put in a pinch of green tea leaves. Add some boiling water (carefully!), and wait 10 minutes. Pour out some hot green tea into a cup. Wait for it to cool to the desired temperature. One can drink from the same teapot as the day goes by (the tea is fine at room temperature too). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Most slimming teas contain senna which is a natural herb used as a stool softener, including in hospitals to treat constipation. The way it works is to clean out your gut. You should use it sparingly (like a few times a week max) to avoid diarrhea, water loss, and electrolyte depletion. It's just one part of a multi-prong approach to weight loss. It will not work by itself. ...Read more
Unclear: Green tea may have a significant amount of caffeine in it, which can cause elevated blood pressure or heart palpitations. However, it may provide some health benefits. There are no long term studies available yet about the health benefits of green tea, so proceed with caution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Arnica tea: Arnica montana is a composite flower found in mountainous meadows. It was previously used as a tea or tincture, but it's no longer used in full strength internally because of potential toxicity. Homeopathically it's safe, and can be used for trauma with bruising ; swelling. The german commission e approved it for topical use -- it has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and analgesic effects. ...Read more