5 HERBAL TEAS THAT INTERACT WITH MEDICATIONS…

AFTERNOON TEA 4 TWO - FOOD & LIFESTYLE BLOG...

We all love our daily cuppa but did you realise that some teas can interact with certain medications? Here is a list of 5 herbal teas that do just that.

  1. According to Live Strong Chamomile Tea which is known for its mild tranquilizing effects may also help lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. According to a small January 2016 study in ​Nutrition​, short-term intake of chamomile tea has beneficial effects on glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes. But drinking copious amounts may significantly lower your blood sugar.
  2. Green teahas also been shown to interact with some medications that are used to treat heart conditions. Green tea leaves (dried) containvitamin K, which can increase blood clotting. Large amounts of vitamin K may interfere with the activity of some blood thinners, like warfarin.
  3. Green tea and ginger is another possible tea that interacts…

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