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Anonymous asked in HealthMental Health · 7 months ago

Is my friend right that this tea is great for colds?

She says it has the following.

White tea

Peppermint

Ginger

Marshmallow root

Black pepper

Thyme

With some lemon

Would this be good?

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  • 7 months ago
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    Fluids in general are good for colds, so yes it will help.  But there is nothing you can add to water to get better faster. Maybe these ingredients will reduce symptoms (and maybe not). 

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  • 7 months ago

    Fluids are very important. Things in the tea that could help - caffeine and sugar. Yes, sugar can be bad for you but when you have a cold, your body needs energy to fight the infection. Drink lots of orange juice. 

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  • a lemsip would be better.

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