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herbal teas and warfarin. I just discovered Linton Tea which is herbal no caffeine and it's a great tea for my irritable bowel sympton. Any


Is anyone familiar with herbal teas and INR. I found Linton Herbal Tea, no caffeine and it's wonderful and relaxing for my irritable bowel symptons. Can this tea interfere with my INR nubers. Thanks.


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Hi , I drink herbal teas all the time particularly pepperment after meals

especially dinner. If its bought at the supermarket I may have had it.

I do like the fruit varieties but mainly stick to peppermint no particular

brand. I dont take warfarin so cannot help you there.Forgot to say I do

have ibs.

paulina1 in reply to shirlygirly

Thanks, I always have pepperment tea and that's good. But this Linton Trea tea is amazing. Really calms and don't think it could harm.

paulina1 in reply to shirlygirly

To be specific, it is Linton Leaf tea from the Linton tree. I never heard of it either before I saw this but it said helps with anxiety so I tried it.


Do you mean Lipton?

I drink Rooibos tea which is naturally caffeine free.

Sorry, not sure about INR as I take Rivaroxaban.

Hidden in reply to Craggy


Yes me too.

I was introduced to Rois Bush or Red Bush as it is sometimes called by my South African friends 20yrs ago and have been drinking it ever since...Its high in calcium being grown in clay pits and naturally caffeine free...drinkable with or without milk...

Cheers and have a drink on me...


Hidden in reply to Craggy

ps Craggy...

These same South African friends also introduced me to "Amarula" need I say more.........!!!!!!!!

To be specific I erred, It is Linden Leaf Tea (not Linton)

CDreamer in reply to paulina1

Comes from Lime trees Tilia. Yes it is well known as a calmer and I quite like it. There is also one called Tranquility which I really like, can't remember who makes it, but know it contains Linden (it is the old English for Lime Trees).


Ah ha, now I can find it. Looks interesting, going to give it a try. Thanks.

Also known as Lime (flower) tea or, in France, Tilleul. One french website suggested its use for relaxation, insomnia and palpitations so sounds just the thing! I couldn't find any suggestions of interactions with the French equivalent of warfarin. It is a diuretic so you maybe won't want to drink too many cups a day.


I looked at the container again and it is Linden Leaf . Thanks for your post.

Ginger and lime or ginger and lemon is nice to, no caffeine and very soothing

I'm a big fan of herbal infusions. If you have trouble getting to sleep, camomile and spiced apple is lovely (I don't care for the taste of camomile on its own)." Also Rooibos green tea ( a bit like Marmite, you either love it or hate it ) I find refreshing, liquorice tea which they say is comforting, peppermint, lemon and ginger is great when you think you may be getting a cold and you can add honey to it. If you buy raw ginger you can make your own infusion by chopping it up fine and adding boiling water.....it's the best stomach settling remedy I've come across!

Sounds great, I am going to try to get myself some... I suspect I have mild IBS and anything that kills two angry birds with one stone gets my vote! I love peppermint tea and ginger tea as well :)


Spearmint, not pepermint, is also calmer hence the mix with camomile and I am fairly sure Tranquility has both in it.

If you take the same amount weekly then the tablets will be adjusted if needed.

Where do I get it or is it available in supermarkets. Shirley.

paulina1 in reply to shirlygirly

I found it in the supermarket but not in a box. They come about 6 tea bags in a smaller box than the usual tea boxes. I would recommend you call the stores that might have them as they might not.

Where do I get it or is it available in supermarkets. Shirley.

I read that green tea and ginger can interact with warfarin but as someone said as long as you are consistent and tested should be fine.

Red Bush for me, I have been drinking it for ages long before being diagnosed with AF, I like the sound of your Linden Tree tea and may give it a go. I also make a lemon, honey and root ginger infusion which on a cold winter day is great and so good for you. I am afraid it never occurred to me that it might interact with the Warfarin, I just drink it. I use ginger in my cooking a great deal so it probably is no different.

It's actually Linden Leaf tea, not Linton, sorry

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