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Is it ok to add some bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) (not baking powder) to my dry ginger tea? What benefits would that have?

Is it ok to add some bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) (not baking powder) to my dry ginger tea? What benefits would that have?

Help with nausea: If you are dealing with nausea, a small amount might help, along with the ginger tea. You'll probably burp a bit. This is not something you want to be doing long term or for any particular health benefit. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Human studies suggests that 1g daily of ginger may be effective for nausea and vomiting in pregnant women when used for short periods (no longer than 4 days). Several studies have found that ginger is better than placebo in relieving morning sickness. In a small study of 30 pregnant women with severe vomiting, those who took 1 gram of ginger every day for 4 days reported more relief from vomiting than those who took placebo. In a larger study of 70 pregnant women with nausea and vomiting, those who received a similar dosage of ginger felt less nauseous and did not vomit as much as those who received placebo. Pregnant women should ask their doctor before taking ginger, and should be careful not take more ...Read more


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How many cups of ginger tea (yogi) would you need to drink a day to reek the benefits? Since drinking tea my bloating and gas has subsided a bit.

How many cups of ginger tea (yogi) would you need to drink a day to reek the benefits? Since drinking tea my bloating and gas has subsided a bit.

Hard to say but...: Herbal medicine is an inexact science. According to http://umm. Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/ginger 1 gram (1000 mg/day) is a good dose to reap the benefits for digestive issues but I can't find out how much ginger is in a cup of yogi tea (ti varies on how long you steep it, how hot the water is). It's safe to take many cups a day so experiment. But other treatments may help too- see comment:. ...Read more

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Hw gud is ginger tea for bp?

Hw gud is ginger tea for bp?

Not sure: Ginger has been reported to improve circulation ; help reduce blood pressure. However, I haven't actually read the studies on their effectiveness. ...Read more

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Does green ginger tea loses weight?

Does green ginger tea loses weight?

Only as adjunct: Measure. (not by it's self) 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 a diuretic effect. ...Read more

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What is the benefits of mangosteen tea?

What is the benefits of mangosteen tea?

Not well studied.: Preliminary results of 1 study suggest mangosteen may be beneficial for treatment of periodontist when applied in gel to gums. Mangosteen is being studied to determine effects of xanthones (potent antioxidants) ; effectiveness as a topical acne treatment. It has been used by native asian healers in treatment of tuberculosis, infections ; diarrhea (but hasn't been adequately studied). ...Read more

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Does ginger tea start your cycle again after two years?

Does ginger tea start your cycle again after two years?

TCM: Ginger root has been used in traditional chinese medicine to induce menstruation that is delayed. It has also been used in the treatment of excessively heavy periods. Recommend that you consult with an alternative medicine physician if considering use of high dose ginger to induce period. I always advise patients to also discuss use of herbals with their primary medical provider. ...Read more

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How come tea (ginger tea specifically) ease the symptoms of a cold?

Ginger Tea: Per http://www. Amritaveda. Com/learning/articles/ginger.Asp, ginger tea “induces sweating, which helps fevers run their course. It also tones and helps boost the immune system.”. ...Read more

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Any benefit from menopause teas?

Any benefit from menopause teas?

Unknown: My question to anyone would be: if you have a heart problem and you go to a cardiologist who prescribes an important heart drug to you, are you then going to ask, "are there any heart teas? " of course not. Why then would you ask your gynecologist about "menopause teas." there is nothing more important to a woman than hormone replacement.....With real hormones. ...Read more

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Health benefits of darjeeling tea?

Health benefits of darjeeling tea?

Minimal: There is no hard data that tea, darjeeling or therwise, has positive health benefits. If you like the taste, go ahead. There may be some benefit from the iodine and anti-oxidants in tea. ...Read more

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Health benefits of twinings fruit teas?

May be real: Some of these contain stuff like lavendar and cammomile that will help soothe a person. Don't expect magic. A good herbalist who's evidence-based can tell you more. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of great tea and coconut oil?

What are the benefits of great tea and coconut oil?

None proven. .. yet: There are no randomized controlled trials demonstrating any benefit to consuming green tea & coconut oil. At least in the States, manufacturers of dietary supplements are not required to prove either safety nor effectiveness of their products. Any claims of benefit are from observational studies which can only help develop hypotheses but can't prove causal relationship. Spend money on real food ...Read more

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What are the benefits of green tea?

What are the benefits of green tea?

Many: Tea's have high content of flavonoids — plant-derived compounds that are antioxidants. Green tea is a source of a catechins which are more powerful than vitamins c and e in antioxidants. Studies have found an association between consuming green tea and a reduced risk for heart disease. The antioxidants can help block the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol, increase hdl, improve artery function. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits of green tea?

Are there any benefits of green tea?

The leaves contain: Antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that the polyphenols in green tea have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested that green tea can assist with glycemic control. A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; >>. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of black/green tea?

What are the benefits of black/green tea?

Many benefits-esp. Gr: Green tea has been proven to have remarkable health benefits because it's rich in antioxidant polyphenols known as catechins, as well as l-theanine which has a calming effect. Black tea is green tea that has been oxidized and fermented, a process that destroys most of the beneficial catechins ; theanine. In a sense, black tea is green tea that is spoiled. See http://bit. Ly/17jtwfa for more info. ...Read more

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Does drinking ginger tea everyday is good?

Does drinking ginger tea everyday is good?

Yes- many benefits!: Ginger has many health benefits- it is a powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant, soothes the stomach, treats nausea, morning sickness & motion sickness, helps menstrual cramps, can help heartburn, is anti-microbial, may prevent colon, ovarian & other cancers and may be effective in treating certain cancers. See www. Huffingtonpost. Com/leo-galland-md/how-to-fight-inflammation_b_849387.Html. ...Read more

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What is white tea? And what benefits it has?

White Teas: Tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. The lighter the tea, the less it has been processed. White and green teas are especially helpful. White tea is actually a green tea with minimal processing. ...Read more

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How many times a week should you drink ginger tea?

How many times a week should you drink ginger tea?

As you wish: It depends on why you're drinking it. If using it for nausea or gas, you might want to drink after each meal. You can cut fresh ginger into small pieces and simmer on low heat in 2 cups water for 15 min. Strain; add honey or lemon if desired. For colds, coughs, sore throat, or to balance blood circulation, drink1-3 cups/day. You can also use tea bags, but this is also a nice way to make. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what are the benefits of green tea?

The leaves contain: Antioxidant polyphenols. Studies show that the polyphenols in green tea have an anti-carcinogenic effect as well as leading to a reduced heart disease death rate. The linus pauling institute reported a study that suggested that green tea can assist with glycemic control. A study by maastricht university (holland) noted green tea has catechins ; caffeine w inhibition of o-methyl- transferase ; >>. ...Read more

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Which is the best tea when it comes to health benefits?

Green Tea: Green tea is filled with polyphenols ; health benefits. Skip the black, go for green. Green teas include: white tea ; red tea. ...Read more

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Does the green ginger tea have any side effects if taken frequently?

Does the green ginger tea have any side effects if taken frequently?

Like most things: Green tea and ginger are helpful when used moderately. They are both mild stimulants so excessive amounts (all day long) may create a feeling of being hyper. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of drinking 2 cups of oolong tea HOT! Everyday?

What are the benefits of drinking 2 cups of oolong tea HOT! Everyday?

Variable: The caffeine will definitely help your mental alertness and the tea is possibly effective for reducing the risk of ovarian cancer. All the other proposed benefits have insufficient data including treatment for diabetes, eczema, hypertension. ...Read more

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Please tell me what benefits can be found in taking black and green tea.

Please tell me what benefits can be found in taking black and green tea.

Drink tea for health: There are many reasons to drink tea. To list a few: antioxidants in tea can help your heart, fight against cancer, protection from ultraviolet rays, improve bone mineral density and strength and polyphenols in green tea may help maintain the parts of the brain that regulate learning and memory. ...Read more

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What tea - black or green - carries better health benefits for us and why?

What tea - black or green - carries better health benefits for us and why?

Green Tea = better!: Tea is derived from the camellia sinensis tree. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. Lighter tea (white ; green) is less processed. Black tea is dried ; fermented. Studies suggest green tea can assist with glycemic control as well as reduced heart disease death rate. There are more studies around that suggest benefits from green tea than for black. ...Read more

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Does homemade cold tea offer the same health benefits as homemade hot tea?

Tea hot or cold?: Interesting question that I am certain has not been well studied. In the US cold tea is made by cooling hot tea and I would think benefits, if any, would be the same. ...Read more

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Helath benefits of mangostten tea and how much to drink to get the benefits?

Helath benefits of mangostten tea and how much to drink to get the benefits?

Not fully known: Mangosteen is a fruit rich in antioxidants and esp. Rich in compounds called xanthones that are anti-inflammatory & anti-microbial. Mangosteen is claimed to cure everything from bad breath to cancer but there is very little research on humans. Most of the claims are made by those selling it. It's more commonly used as a fruit than a tea but the tea is beneficial. More is probably better. See comment:. ...Read more

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Hi ciuld you please explain me what are the benefits and drawbacks of green tea?

Hi ciuld you please explain me what are the benefits and drawbacks of green tea?

Green Tea: Studies show that green tea can have antioxidant & anti-carcinogenic effects as well as V’ing risk for heart disease. It can be used as a plant based alternative for glycemic control. Too much green tea can cause GI upset or interact with some meds. ...Read more