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White Tea Side Effects and Things to Avoid

  • Excessive drinking of white tea over a long period can cause problems such as nausea and loss of appetite, or even vomiting.
  • White tea should not be taken on an empty stomach. The tea will then enter the kidney directly, which is very unfavorable for kidney health.
  • Inferior white tea can be very harmful to your health. It may contain a lot of pollutant residues, and only 2% of these are removed by adding boiling water. Although these may do relatively little damage, in the long term this damage may become felt.
  • It is best not to drink tea within two hours of when you plan to go to bed. Tea can increase nervous excitement, degrading the quality of sleep or causing insomnia.

People who should avoid drinking white tea:

  • People with a fever. Because tea contains caffeine, it will increase body temperature. Also, drinking tea after taking medicine may reduce the efficacy of the drugs.
  • Patients with liver disease. The caffeine in tea needs to be metabolised by the liver. If the liver is not properly functioning, drinking tea will increase metabolic pressure and may damage the liver itself.
  • Patients with neurasthenia. Tea increases nervous excitement, and if taken at night can degrade the quality of sleep or cause insomnia.
  • Pregnant women. Pregnant women can drink tea but should restrict their intake. This is because tea contains a lot of caffeine and tea polyphenols, which can affect the growth of the fo
  • Breastfeeding mothers. If a mother drinks too much tea while breastfeeding, this may have an indirect effect on the neural excitation of the baby, potentially leading to morbid night crying or reduced sleep quality of babies.
  • Patients with anaemia. Tea contains tannic acid, which can combine with iron to form insoluble substances. This can make it more difficult to absorb iron, and exacerbate the symptoms of ana
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