Why no Adagio Wintergreen Tea

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Why no Adagio Wintergreen Tea

Postby shardy53 » Nov 24th, '09, 20:02

Just wondering why Adagio doesn't offer Wintergreen.

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Re: Why no Adagio Wintergreen Tea

Postby Chip » Nov 24th, '09, 20:20

Perhaps you should ask in Adagio > Recommendations! :wink:

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Re: Why no Adagio Wintergreen Tea

Postby Intuit » Nov 24th, '09, 21:34

I can offer an educated guess. Two reasons that you rarely see a mint tea that is based on wintergreen:

1. Nursing and pregnant should avoid its use (estrogenic effects)
2. Those allergic to salicylates (aspirin pain relievers) must avoid it.

http://www.localharvest.org/mint-lovers ... -tea-C5469

For these reasons, most tea companies may be careful about using only very small amounts of natural spearmint oil flavorings or dried leaf in their herbal teas.

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Re: Why no Adagio Wintergreen Tea

Postby Chip » Nov 25th, '09, 23:13

They could put warnings on the labels like cigarettes and alcohol.

But ... good to see Dr. Intuit is on the case ... :lol:

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