pa/tna and herbal teas

Posted on: Tue, 08/05/2003 - 6:01am
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I have just developed a severe pa/?tna in the last 3 years. i am very nervous about trying new things. Does anyone know if there is any risk in consuming herbal tea with hibiscus, rosehips and roasted chicory root. the brand is celestial seasonings and i live in canada. any help would be appreciated. thank-you

Posted on: Tue, 08/05/2003 - 6:31am
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unfortunately i cannot do much to encourage you with the herbal teas, since i avoid them myself for the same reason (pa/tna all my life). just too many variables. i can tell you that i have used celestial seasonings brand peppermint tea without incident--my rationale has been, "hey, there's only one ingredient, how scary could it be." i am in the US, so there might be differences in production, tho. have you checked with the company on cross-contamination issues? i have never contacted them so i don't know how savvy they are on these things, but best of luck.

Posted on: Tue, 08/05/2003 - 7:19am
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Vicki,
So sorry to hear about your pa/tna. This must be a scary time for you. Do you like plain chamomille? That might be a safe one for you. Or, peppermint is really good and relaxing. Good Luck to you!!

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