Hibiscus tea got famous because of a diet that promises quick weight loss.
But burning body fat is only one of the many benefits of this tea.
Many studies have shown that hibiscus tea offers benefits to the heart, such as lowering blood pressure.
In a recent video, we saw the benefits of drinking hibiscus tea, did you watch it already?
Hibiscus tea is usually safe, but we need to highlight some side effects, like stomachache, gas, constipation, nausea, painful urination, headaches, and ringing in the ears.
All these symptoms are caused by excessive consumption.
Now, let's see some of the rarer side effects caused by drinking too much hibiscus tea:
May cause malaises
Be careful with the diuretic effect of hibiscus tea. Drinking too much of it leads to dehydration, loss of electrolytes in the body.
May cause infertility
Some studies suggest that the continuous, excessive consumption of hibiscus tea may interfere with estrogen levels.
May interfere with some medicines
Hibiscus tea can potentialize or reduce the effects of certain medications. Its diuretic effect can potentialize hypertensive drugs.
Also, remember that hibiscus tea is contraindicated for pregnant women due to the hormonal changes and uterine contractions.
Nursing women should also avoid this tea since there aren't enough conclusive studies regarding its toxicity and safe dose.
Hypertensive people must avoid hibiscus tea without a medical prescription or if taking medications for blood pressure.
Now that you know these things, be careful and take care of your health.
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