Preganancy Tea problems - Need alternatives please - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 11-21-2011, 01:33 PM - Thread Starter
eireann's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 471
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Pg tea makes me cough like a bandit. Like, uncontrollable retching cough. This happened w DD too, but I forgot about it (dunno how, it was awful.) I think it's the fennel that bothers me, bc I drank a straight fennel tea and same thing happened long ago. It makes my throat so's a huge pain! Anyone else have this? Also, I was wondering what else I could drink that could give me the same benefits. Maybe a RRL blend? Thanks.

eireann is offline  
Sponsored Links
#2 of 3 Old 11-22-2011, 08:26 AM
cookie_'s Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 178
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

You could easily make your own with loose herbs. If there isn't an herb store near you, you can order loose, dried herbs online. I cannot stand the taste of fennel in even tiny amounts, so I prefer to make my own pregnancy tea out of RRL, nettle and alfalfa. You could also experiment with adding hibiscus, rose hips, etc to alter the flavor to suit you that way. Good luck!

cookie_ is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 11-22-2011, 09:53 PM
cameragirl's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 2,045
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
I'd buy loose leaf tea, as well. Right now I'm drinking a blend of RRL, nettles, dandelion, oat straw, and a little rose hip. When I run out in a month or so, I'm going to switch to just RRL, nettles, and some rose hip. It's much less expensive to buy loose leaf, especially if you order in bulk.

Wife to DH, mama to bikenew.gif DD (7) ribboncesarean.gif, babyf.gif DS born 3/12 ribboncesarean.gif, and have had five early losses. angel1.gif
I have Stiff Person Syndrome and my other car is a candy apple red Rascal. Feel free to ask me about it. wheelchair.gif
cameragirl is offline  


User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 16,124

31 members and 16,093 guests
agentofchaos , BBardott , Bow , celiguetapatri , Deborah , Dj's Mommy 1113 , Dovenoir , easydoesit , emmy526 , hillymum , iProtectmyChild , jamesmorrow , JElaineB , Kate_H21 , Katherine73 , kathymuggle , lmbjer , Lydia08 , Michele123 , Mirzam , moominmamma , Nazsmum , PDTV , pokeyac , RollerCoasterMama , rubelin , samaxtics , SarahUntalan , scaramouche131 , sren , zoeyzoo
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.