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Level of interaction of ginger tea/ginger powder and aspirin

It seems that there is some interaction between ginger and aspirin from what I read online. Here is an example: Ginger may interact with prescription and over-the-counter medicines. If you take any ...
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Does black tea increase the risk of breast cancer?

Some studies suggest that black tea consumption may be positively associated with development of breast cancer. Here's link to one study result. Is it a fact or just a hypothesis?
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Active ingredient of Chamomile

I'm curious if there is any scientific investigation into the active ingredient in chamomile tea,‎ and whether there is any research into chemically similar supplements.‎ Asking out of interest in ...
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What element of black tea is laxative?

This might be a little bit gross but I hope members will put up with it. Tea works as laxative, exactly which element or ingredient of black tea works as laxative, to be specific, which element or ...
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Is it ok to drink green tea when having mononucleosis? [closed]

The coffee and alcohol are not recommended for people who have mononucleosis. But what about tea. More concretely, how about green tea? Are there any recommendations about that?
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Combined consumption of green tea and cheese / meat

If I drink green tea it happens that after 1-1.5h I feel very tired. I noticed that this does not happen if I consume cheese / meat while drinking green tea. If I eat vegetables or grains during the ...
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How much is green tea really good against tooth decay?

I heard that many times: Green tea is good for cavity protection. For example, it is written on this site (the first one googled): Cavity prevention Because green tea controls bacteria and lowers ...
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Are there detrimental health effects to drinking old tea?

I've come upon a box of teabags which is kind of old - it says "Best Used before June 6th 2014" - so maybe 4 or 5 years old. The ingredient list only says "black tea leaves", nothing else. It was ...
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Prepare tea directly in water boiler - dangerous?

Is it dangerous to prepare tea directly in a water boiler? If I prepare green tea in a water boiler there is some discoloring of the container. Are there any bacteria/ molds which are dangerous to one'...
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Toxicity of Heated Honey

This link claims that above 42 degrees centigrade, the all-important ‘medicinal’ molecular structure of honey is changed irrevocably, making it indigestible and, in a sense, toxic. Is this true?
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Does bubble tea have any health benefits? [closed]

There are lots of bubble tea shops around where I live and so I get bubble teas pretty often. But the drinks are usually pretty sweet. Do these bubble teas actually have any health benefits? Or are ...
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Stomach ache after drinking tea [closed]

I always get a stomach-ache after drinking tea that contains actual tea (so not from fruit tea or herbal tea). Google searching told me it would probably be because of the caffeine or tannins. How ...
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Which is better for health tea, water tea or milk tea? [closed]

From which of the following is better for health : tea with milk or tea with milk and water in equal proportions and spices or tea in water with spices, If someone can link to some authentic source ...
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How to improve memorizing ability?

I'm a student, how can I improve my memory ? Also, I heard that Matcha tea is good for students, is that true?
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Does milk tea cause darkening of the skin?

Will having milk tea more than three times in a day cause darkening of the skin.
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Benefits of tea in weight loss

I was prescribed green tea by my dietitian for weight loss. I tried it but I then switched to earl grey (with bergamot) black tea. I just wanted to know is earl grey also helpful in mobilizing excess ...
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Green Tea After Dinner [closed]

Where Im from (West Pakistan), there is an old tradition of serving Green Tea after dinner, which is meant to burn the oil & help with digestion. From what I have read, we should drink liquids ...
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Does tea cause gags?

It's been a personal experience. I am at home now and take tea twice a day. For 2 months now I have been having acidity problems, which, my doctor told me, were the main reason I have been getting ...
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Green Tea: Would it cause any harm?

I've recently started to drink green tea and I enjoy it a lot. I drink about 3 cups daily but I feel like being kind of addicted to it. I've got an oddly strong desire to drink more like 7 or 8 cups. ...
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Is avocado leaf tea potentially harmful to humans?

There is an article about how to make avocado leaves tea for kidney cleansing. However, on Wikipedia's page regarding avocado, states that "avocado leaves are documented to be harmful to animals." ...
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Does echinacea help prevent or treat a viral infection?

I purposely generalise by writing 'a viral infection', instead of asking only about only colds or flus. I itemise the verbs in decreasing order of effect on the virus. Does echinacea (eg tea) help: ...
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Which herbal teas have been proven to energize?

Summary (TL;DR): In the interest of brevity, I abbreviate 'herbal tea' as tisane. Is there any evidence that tisanes can energize? If so, which ones? Please exclude teas with caffeine (eg black and ...
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