Rooibos tea caution

by Dr D
(South Africa)

As a medical doctor I can confirm that Rooibos tea is very popular. Unfortunately many children are becoming ill because parents have been *substituting* this tea for the milk their children should be getting (formula or breastfeeding) - just because the tea says "for babies" on the box.

These children are often admitted to hospital with malnutrition and iron deficiency anemia. Branding on the product should be changed or bigger warning labels added on the boxes.

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by: Della @ The Tea Talk

Thank you so much for your valuable comments and cautions about Rooibos tea for children, Dr. D!

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