Thursday, August 17, 2017

4 Herbal Tea Remedies During Pregnancy For Natural Relief

We hear about the health benefits of drinking tea all the time but what about when you're pregnant? When you're expecting, many things change and drinking tea is no different. There are some teas you'll want to stay away from due to their potentially harmful effects to your unborn baby. Non-herbal teas are high in caffeine should be avoided during pregnancy. Black tea, green tea, and oolong teas are all non-herbal teas that contain about 40-50 mg of caffeine per cup. According to March of Dimes, pregnant women should limit their caffeine intake to less than 200 mg per day. Some herbal teas are considered a safe choice during pregnancy by many midwives and doctors. Remember that every pregnancy is unique, consult with your caregiver first before trying any type of herbal drink during your pregnancy. While waiting for your new bundle of joy to arrive find some natural relief from the less than enjoyable effects of pregnancy, such as morning sickness, insomnia, heartburn, and more below.

Morning Sickness

Ginger tea is great for digestion and nausea and may be just what you need in the morning (or any time of the day) to relieve morning sickness.


Peppermint tea calms the stomach, relieves gas and bloating, and may be just what you need to soothe unruly heartburn during pregnancy.


Chamomile tea has been used been used for thousands of years to treat insomnia and still the most recommended natural sleep aid around.

Reduce Labor Discomfort

Red raspberry leaf tea is believed to help tone and strengthen the uterine muscle promoting a labor faster, reducing discomfort and even complications during birth.

"Enjoy simple things with total intensity. Just a cup of tea can be a deep meditation." Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh

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