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Mint Tea??

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nixrolz Fri 20-Feb-09 15:16:57

DS has problems with reflux etc. and won't take water - hence, I am concerned that he is getting dehydrated.

The osteo recommended v weak camomille tea to try and get him to take water but I was thinking about mint tea as this might help digestion too? Any reason why not??

CherryChoc Fri 20-Feb-09 17:15:18

You would have to check caffeine and sugar content. Quite often mint tea is mixed with green tea which is quite high in caffiene.

PerArduaAdNauseum Fri 20-Feb-09 17:22:39

If you can get DS onto chamomile & spearmint tea, it may help with digestion (and certainly helps with sleep). Have frequently 'sedated' DS (now 5) with this when he's had too much sugar when out - works a treat smile

EachPeachPearMum Fri 20-Feb-09 20:46:42

Green tea has caffeine? eek! We let dd have green tea every now ad again... hadn't realsied.
Surely 100% mint leaves have no caffeine though?

ObsidianBlackbirdMcNight Fri 20-Feb-09 22:00:27

i have given ds verveine tea and fennel tea - no probs. fennel helps with wind apparently.

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