Yes, but to some extent, because their impact on pregnant women has been studied in a small number of plants.
Beware of consuming teas during pregnancy. This because there is a possibility that any component of any plant may hurt the fruit, some may cause diarrhea or frequent heartbeat in pregnant women if consumed in large quantities.
Is it better to drink tea with a bag (filter) or to prepare it yourself from dried herbs?
When shopping for teas, however, check the packaging if the ingredients are listed. Both ways of making tea have their advantages and disadvantages.
Filter bags are easily prepared in the filter bag, although in many cases other plants are used along with the dominant plant to improve the taste. Therefore, when shopping, it is important to check the packaging for any listed plants. This also applies to instant teas.
Preparing teas from fresh or dried herbs takes more time, but this is a sure way to know from which plant you prepared the tea. It is very important during the preparation to be careful with the amount of plant you prepare, but also with the method of preparation.
It is best to throw the plant in boiling water and leave it covered for a few minutes, and in no way set it to boil again in the fire.
When are teas preferred for pregnant women?
Pregnant women prefer teas to replace coffee (a cup of coffee contains as much as four cups of caffeine) as a way to hydrate, but also in cases of flu, colds, disgust, suffering…
Bread or ginger tea helps with morning disgust, the lemon aroma has a calming effect, as well as chamomile and white pomegranate tea. The cause of vitamin C strengthens immunity. You can add lemon, orange, or pineapple to the taste of chilled tea.
Regardless of whether you drink the tea because you like it or because you are “forced” to drink it because of disgust, first consult your doctor to advise you which plant to use.
Which teas are preferred for pregnant women?
Nane / Mente is preferred in the case of morning disgust but also for sedation before bedtime.
Ginger is preferred in cases of nausea and vomiting, but should not be consumed in large quantities.
Lemon aromas help relieve anxiety and insomnia because they have a calming effect.
Nettle tea is rich in vitamin A, C, K, calcium, potassium, especially iron, so it is preferred in cases of anemia. However, consult your doctor before use.
Pomegranate tea, because it contains a large amount of vitamin C is preferred in cases of colds but also for strengthening immunity.
What types of teas should be avoided?
During pregnancy you should not consume teas that present a potential risk to the future mother. These include dandelions, mistletoe, St. John’s wort, hibiscus, millet leaves … However, these plants are not harmful if used as spices in food because they are used in small quantities. /mommytobe