Tea in pregnancy is highly recommended: In addition to water and diluted fruit juices and herbal and fruit tea can cover the increased fluid requirements during this time. In winter, tea also does well to warm up. In the summer you can refresh yourself with a chilled tea. But are all varieties of tea allowed during pregnancy? Or should one avoid certain varieties? Read more about tea in pregnancy.
raspberry leaf tea
Many midwives recommend raspberry leaf tea during pregnancy. It is designed to loosen up the tissues and muscles around the pelvis, strengthen the uterus and stimulate the uterine muscles. Because of the breeze-promoting effect raspberry leaf tea should be drunk regularly from the 35th week of pregnancy. Allowed are then three to five cups spread over the day.
Pregnancy is often accompanied at times by nausea and heartburn. Peppermint tea can help here, because the plant's essential oils have an antispasmodic effect on the stomach, intestines and bile ducts. As with raspberry leaf tea, peppermint tea also has an association with the occurrence of uterine contractions when it is consumed in large quantities.
Pregnancy is often accompanied by indigestion. A cup of sage tea has an antispasmodic effect and soothes the stomach and intestines. Sage tea should not be drunk in larger quantities or over a longer period of time, otherwise it can lead to spasms, heat and dizziness among other things.
Pregnancy is generally a phase in which, as a precaution, no type of tea should be consumed in larger quantities and over a longer period of time. This also applies to the ginger tea: it is actually very helpful, it relieves nausea and vomiting. However, the ginger is also said to have a slightly labor-inducing effect.