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#1 jumping_dolphin

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 02:43 PM

So someone told me to try hot peppermint tea for nausea or a pissy pouch.. I'd just like to share with everyone that it REALLY seems to help me tummy when its not feeling happy. If your not feeling good, give it a try! Also, warm tea with ginger sprinkled in also seems to do the trick. Thanks to whoever told me that, I can't find my original post and dunno where it went!:)

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 02:48 PM

It does indeed ... when I was newly post op I sipped on peppermint cordial for my severe trapped gas pain and it certainly eased it ...
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Posted 02 January 2011 - 03:33 PM

I'm always spouting off about the benefits of peppermint tea for nausea and upset stomach.

I like using spearmint too - I have huge patches of both in the garden to use fresh during late spring through to the first frost and I dry it for winter use.

Ginger is another really good thing for nausia/upset tummy too:

Buy a small "hand" of fresh ginger, peel it and chop it into 1" chunks and freeze in a small zip lock baggie.

Grate about a teaspoon into a mug, pour on boiling water and let it steep for a few minutes. Add sweetner to taste - sip while still hot.

Makes a good cold drink in the summer too.

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 04:05 PM

Herbal teas in various forms really got me through the first few weeks! I have almost the entire range of Clipper teas, my favourite is Green Tea with Lemon, it's so soothing and lovely, and sometimes I grate a little fresh ginger in there.
The white tea with peppermint is absolutely lush :)

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 04:07 PM

All my pouch will tolerate right now is peppermint hot tea, apple cider, and milk.

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Posted 02 January 2011 - 09:02 PM

I drink peppermint tea daily. I also add skim milk and powdered milk to the tea for more protein.