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Which herbal tea can I take for low thyroid?

Which herbal tea can I take for low thyroid?

Low thyroid: Herbal tea is fine but won't help your low thyroid level. Please have your doctor repeat your thyroid levels. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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If im 4 weeks and 6 days and i love drinking tea. I wanted to know which herbal tea will be good for me?

If im 4 weeks and 6 days and i love drinking tea. I wanted to know which herbal tea will be good for me?

Herbal teas: It is recommended that you not drink nettle leaf, fennel, sassafras, rosemary, hibiscus, ephedra, licorice root, raspberry leaf, anise or sage tea when pregnant. Encourage you to limit caffeine intake -so if you drink white, red, yellow or green tea- try to make it decaffeinated. Ginger, lime, barley, peppermint and thyme tea are safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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I was wondering is drinking decaf herbal tea as good as water?

I was wondering is drinking decaf herbal tea as good as water?

There are a # of : Benefits to drinking green tea but it does not replace our body's need for clean water. ...Read more

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I've heard some good benefits from teas. I'm just curious about the benefits of licorice spice herbal tea that doesn't contain glycyrrhizin?

I've heard some good benefits from teas. I'm just curious about the benefits of licorice spice herbal tea that doesn't contain glycyrrhizin?

Licorice Tea: Licorice root is reported to possibly form a moist protective coating on the stomach ; esophagus which may be helpful for stomach ulcers ; gastric reflux. It can be used as a wash for oral ulcers ; canker sores. It also acts as an expectorant ; help to soothe sore throats. ...Read more

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Is it true that herbal tea as good as green tea for weight loss?

Is it true that herbal tea as good as green tea for weight loss?

To lose weight cal: Burned must > calories consumed. Don't know of herbals ; wt loss. A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; phosphodiesterase which effects thermogenesis ; fat oxidation. The linus pauling institute reported a study indicating that green tea can assist w glycemic control. Additionally, green tea has diuretic effect. ...Read more

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What's the goodness of herbal tea ( mint, anis seeds, or vervain for example) sugar-free?

What's the goodness of herbal tea ( mint, anis seeds, or vervain for example) sugar-free?

For enjoyment: Regular teas and typical herbal teas, made from usual tea leaves, are for people to enjoy. The caffeine level is usually low, so teas are not too stimulating. A tea-drinker can try different teas and decide for herself what she likes most. Flavoring additives like mint or anise are in the teas in small amounts, so should not have a noticeable medicinal effect. Avoid adding too much sugar to tea. ...Read more

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Sore throat. Rapid strep neg. Culture pend. I am eating popsicles, drinking herbal tea, pushing fluids and resting. Md put me on Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack. Is elderberry good? How do u take it?

Sore throat. Rapid strep neg.  Culture pend. I am eating popsicles, drinking herbal tea, pushing fluids and resting. Md put me on Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack.  Is elderberry good? How do u take it?

Information Scanty..: It's hard to know exactly which compounds in plants have effector activity. Moreover, each individual may have unique sensitivities and responses to naturally occurring herbs and plants. Creating elderberry tea is popular but hard evidence for its efficacy is scarce. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Can herbal tea have bugs?

Can herbal tea have bugs?

Of course: Tea is made of dried plant leaves, shoots, roots, or fruits. Since it's a plant product, insects can get into it if it's not properly stored. ...Read more

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Is "herbal tea" a green tea?

No: Green tea is tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. Herbal tea is derived from herbs. ...Read more