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Toxic Teas

Toxic Teas

Know Your Tea

The following list of teas are known for having toxicity.

Types of Toxic Teas

  • Buckthorn:  May cause diarrhea.
  • Burdock:  Blocks nerve impulses to organs.
  • Comfrey:  Can cause liver problems.
  • Foxglove:  May cause heart arrhythmias.
  • Groundsel:  May cause liver problems.
  • Hops:  Can destroy red blood cells.
  • Jimsonweed:  Blurred vision problems, hallucinations.
  • Kava-Kava:  May cause deafness, lack of coordination.
  • Lobelia:  May cause liver problems.
  • Mandrake:  May block nerve impulses to organs.
  • Meliot:  Can cause tendency to hemorrhage.
  • Nutmeg:  Can cause hallucinations.
  • Oleander:  Can cause heart stoppage.
  • Pokeweed:  May cause breathing difficulties.
  • Sassafras:  May cause liver cancer.
  • Senna:  May cause diarrhea.
  • Thorn Apple:  Blocks nerve impulses.
  • Tonka Bean:  Causes tendency to hemorrhage.
  • Woodruff:  Causes tendency to hemorrhage.

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