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Peppermint Tea Constipation
Check out these: Links. Yes, it's safe and good for u. Take care! Http://www. Webmd. Com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-705-peppermint. Aspx? Activeingredientid=705;activeingredientname=peppermint. Http://www. Fitday. Com/fitness-articles/nutrition/healthy-eating/why-you-should-be-drinking-peppermint-herb-tea-before-bed. Html. ...Read more
Tea for babies: It is not recommended as a general rule. It offers no benefits to the baby's nutrition and if given too much, too young the baby can actually get water intoxication (water poisoning) which can be life-threatening. Wait to talk to your doctor at your baby's next well visit. ...Read more
Yes, there are: Most teas (including peppermint) are rich with antioxidants. ...Read more
I have had extremely bad wind but only when I eat, I've tried peppermint tea&tablets, charcoal, degas and nothing is helping. What could it be?
Digestion: You likely lack enzymes necessary to digest the food. I have no vested interest in this product but do recommend "digest extra" sold at the vitamin shoppe. It has all the enzymes your body needs for food breakdown and usually does the trick. ...Read more
IBD??: I'm not sure what "IC" means. Now, if you have inflammatory bowel diseases, Crohn's or ulcerative colitis, there has been some reports that strong peppermint can alleviate or moderate some symptoms, but it's not a cure. I hope this helps. If I'm missing the boat here, I apologize. Good luck. ...Read more
Moderation.: TOO MUCH Peppermint tea can lead to GI and renal problems. See: http://www. Healthline. Com/health/peppermint-health-potential#3 ...Read more
My BP is usually 110/68 in the morning. The last week its been up to 130/80. been drinking ginger tea with peppermint tea the last week. Any thoughts?
Both numbers normal: Both 110/68 and 130/80 are normal blood pressure readings. Blood-pressure readings are dynamic, that is they change throughout the day. Many things can affect your blood pressure including medications (such as Adderall), anxiety, salt intake and amount of sleep. Ginger tea or peppermint tea are very unlikely to be affecting your blood pressure. ...Read more
I know green tea is good 4 U. But is all kinds of green tea good 4 u or just regular. Or can I drink peppermint green tea & get same health benefits?
That's ok: As long as it has green tea in it, should be ok ...Read more
Bloating: Yes, it may help. You can also try camile tea. ...Read more
Can't hurt: The flu will run it's course over 7-14 days. Tea will help to keep you hydrated. It won't affect the duration/severity of the flu. ...Read more
Once a day: Peppermint can cause issues too if you drink or ingest too much of it. ...Read more
Not much: They are known as "carminatives" and they help you to burp-----little else. ...Read more
Are there any herbal teas I should avoid, or can I still drink my peppermint and Jasmine tea while I take amethyst BC.
You are ok: No reason not to drink that tea. It will not reduce the effectiveness of your BC. ...Read more
Some, not all: Peppermint can decrease muscle spasm in bowel, so may help with cramping; carminative (helps passing gas). Can increase reflux from stomach into esophagus, so would worsen that problem. Does not take the place of meds, diet, etc. For other conditions, like celiac sprue, inflammatory bowel disease. ...Read more
Is it true that mint or peppermint water/tea is great for headaches? Taking butalb- acetamin - caff.
Not that I know.: First, identify what kind of headache you have and what may be underlying cause. Furthermore, your medication can lead to increased and more frequent headaches, "chronic daily headaches", and I would not suggest using this preparation in this day and age. See your doctor and work together, as better approaches are available. ...Read more
Can drinking Green tea combined with peppermint and spearmint have negative effect on one's fertile CM?
No: I know of no evidence to suggest that any herbal teas might have an impact on your cervical mucus. Cervical mucus tends to be hormonal mediated and I don't think that any tea or mint will have a hormonal component to them. ...Read more
Hi, I am currently in thyroxine. Is it ok to drink peppermint tea? I have heard it can affect my medication. Thanks Jo.
OK as far as known: There is relatively research on the interactions of drugs and herbs but I am not aware of any evidence that thyroxine and peppermint tea interact. See http://tinyurl. Com/nxfsatt for a good article on known thyroxine interactions. This article discusses a surprising number of interactions between peppermint and meds but does not mention thyroxine: http://tinyurl. Com/kcbn6r3 ...Read more
I have GERD and the medicine they have me helps but does not control it. I eat/drink peppermint tea candies which really helps is that bad?? (:
No interactions: You can drink it without concern. The primary concern with teas is green tea lowering Coumadin (warfarin) levels by 50%. Thus, if you stop drinking it the levels double. Good question though. I had to look it up. Helps us all here stay on our toes and we learn a lot from questions such as yours. Have a good night. ...Read more
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