Updated: Jun 11
A popular option for pregnant women is herbal and rooibos tea, seen as a great alternative to caffeinated beverages. They are packed with anti-oxidants, hydrate well and provide nutrients that assimilate easily. They also help combat stress and anxiety.
Rooibos is an excellent tea for children and adult or anyone advised against caffeine intake. It seems red rooibos tea is safe to drink during pregnancy.
While most herbal teas are safe for pregnancy, there are a few you must avoid when pregnant. These include black cohosh, blue cohosh, dong quai, licorice root and all diet, PMS or detox teas.
Pregnant women and breastfeeding – Tea is a healthy choice
Is Peppermint, spearmint and Mint tea safe during pregnancy?
Peppermint Tea during pregnancy is great for morning sickness and helps ease gas, bloating and aid digestion.
Asami Tea with Peppermint, Spearmint and Mint:
Ingredients: Purple green tea, lemongrass, peppermint, lemon myrtle, spearmint, lemon peel.
o Spectacular fresh lemon flavor similar to lemon head candy paired with the soothing coolness of peppermint and finished with the sweetness of spearmint. Its mint taste acts as an ideal palate cleanser, it has been used for centuries to aid digestion and the fresh aroma is a feast on the senses. (slight caffeine)
Is Moringa tea safe during pregnancy?
Moringa is safe and Moringa leaves are essentially beneficial for new mothers, and have been a part their diet in many cultures since hundreds of years. Dried Moringa leaves are fantastic natural source of nutrient, earning the title superfood. Moringa can help boost production of breast milk. Help replenish lost nutrients, and balances new mothers’ energy.
Ingredients: Ginger, cinnamon, moringa, lemon myrtle, spearmint, sage.
o Moringa with warming ginger spice and hints of cinnamon. Lemony fresh with a balance of mint and sweetness.
Is Ginger Root tea safe during pregnancy?
Ginger tea in pregnancy alleviates nausea and aids digestion. Also ginger can help maintain healthy insulin and blood sugar function.