Are There Any Herbal Or Fruit Teas That Ray Peat Approves?

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  1. freal

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    Probably not hibiscus because of the iron and he mentioned about the oriental teas. But what about any fruit tea or rose hips tea?
     
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    Re: Are there any herbal or fruit teas that Ray Peat approve

    I personally have never heard him talk about them.
     
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    Re: Are there any herbal or fruit teas that Ray Peat approve

    Me either.
     
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    Re: Are there any herbal or fruit teas that Ray Peat approve

    I thought Milk Thistle was ok? Ginger is ok and has some anti-serotonin actions. Cinnamon is not too bad, vanilla is good.
    You could make your own.

    I used to drink herb teas but I would take in too much liquid if I did now.

    Licorice is estrogenic and most spice teas have it in there because it's so sweet, so making your own would be a good idea.

    Another thought - rose petal tea might be ok. IIRC rose water is safe.
     
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    Re: Are there any herbal or fruit teas that Ray Peat approve

    Rose tea???? Rose water??? Is rose tea=rose hips tea???

    I am from europe and I havent seen neither rose tea,ginger tea or vanilla tea. Only green tea with vanilla flavor. Weird. Vanilly tea actually exists or did you mean green tea with vanilla flavor.

    There are green and black tea with dozen flavors, chamomile, peppermint, lemongrass,hibiscus,rose hips,spearmint, dried lemon,orange,apple,various berriescurrently in our stores. Is anything of this safe

    Ill ask Ray Peat about safe teas.
     
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    Re: Are there any herbal or fruit teas that Ray Peat approve

    Please let us know what he says. :hattip
     
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    Re: Are there any herbal or fruit teas that Ray Peat approve

    By rose tea I mean tea made with rose petals (and nothing else).

    I only meant the ingredients I listed. You could make your own tea by putting ginger, vanilla seeds and a cinnamon stick in a cup. With honey, would be nice!
     
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    Re: Are there any herbal or fruit teas that Ray Peat approve

    He writes good things about ginseng in mind and tissue.
     
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    Re: Are there any herbal or fruit teas that Ray Peat approve

    Ray Peat reply:

    "Black tea with milk is safe, but much of it now has additives to increase the red color. Green tea, and natural chamomile and hibiscus are o.k."

    He said nothing about rose hips which i specifically asked and probably knows nothing about it like most Americans I suspect since this is more of a german beverage.

    Only thing thats weird is he probably does not now about all that iron in hibiscus, one cup has whooping 20mg of iron?!?!?
    " http://healthyliving.azcentral.com/hibi ... 19028.html "
     
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    Re: Are there any herbal or fruit teas that Ray Peat approve

    That is a very shocking number. They got their info from USDA, they are not always reliable.
    USDA got their info from this publication
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    http://link.springer.com/article/10.102 ... 0.80938.53

    There two other sources that measured iron content of Hibiscus Tea.

    HIbiscus tea is a good source of manganese and i think there is a typo in the first study. May be
    they wanted to write 8 mg per 100 grams or 80 mg per 100 grams, not 800 mg.
     
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