Herbal teas are good for you
Herbal teas have been used as tonics and for a variety of therapeutic purposes since early
Of the many varieties of herbal tea, some may be beneficial, some may not do anything, and
may be potentially hazardous to health. Some herbal teas do contain substances that have
medicinal properties. Whether they are medicinally effective or not when taken in the form of
herbal tea depends on factors such as whether or not the active ingredients are extracted
infusion, their concentration and the amount of tea consumed. Herbal teas such as mint, rose
blackberry, raspberry and citrus have been consumed safely for many years.
However, herbal teas that have been identified as being potentially harmful include:
The historical consumption of many varieties of herba tea offers some guidance as to their
and safety but it is not a guarantee. As a general matter of prudence, herbal teas, particularly
of unknown composition and origin, should be consumed in moderation.