Mormon Tea

How does Mormon Tea work?

The tannins in Mormon tea have an astringent effect to reduce body secretions such as mucus. There isn't enough information to know how Mormon tea might work for uses such as kidney problems and sexually transmitted diseases.

Are there safety concerns?

There isn't enough information to know if Mormon tea is safe for medicinal uses. Potential side effects include stomach complaints, kidney and liver damage, nose or throat cancer, increased urination, and constipation.

Do not use Mormon tea if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.

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