Though generally considered safe to drink, tea can cause skeletal fluorosis when consumed in very large amounts, according to the New England Journal of Medicine. The caffeine content in tea can decrease iron absorption ... More » Food Beverages Coffee & Tea

Drinking hibiscus tea over a period of 2 to 6 weeks may help lower blood pressure in patients with elevated blood pressure. Other benefits may include lowered cholesterol and treatment of irritated stomach. However, ther... More »

Drinking chamomile tea can cause drowsiness, and if taken in large doses, vomiting, according to WebMD. Chamomile tea may trigger an allergic reaction in people who have allergies to plants in the daisy family. More »

Possible side effects of detox diets, which sometimes involve drinking special teas, include lack of energy due to insufficient nutrients and possible addiction that can lead to health problems, according to TeensHealth.... More » Food Beverages Coffee & Tea

In general, the health benefits related to drinking tea far outweigh any potential health risks that drinking the beverage may have. While there have been some reports that link drinking tea to brittle bones, a person wo... More » Food Beverages Coffee & Tea

According to WebMD, green tea is bad for the health if the body consumes more than five cups per day, as it can cause side effects due to the high amount of caffeine in the tea. Side effects include headaches, sleeping p... More » Food Beverages Coffee & Tea

Some health benefits of ginger tea include reducing nausea and vomiting, reducing pain and inflammation and stimulating digestion, according to Medical News Today. Ginger can be taken as a tea, in dried or oil form, or a... More » Food Beverages Coffee & Tea