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Monday, April 03, 2006

Should we watch out for Earl Grey?

As quoted in a recent article: "Earl Grey tea is flavored with bergamot oil, from the citrus fruit bergamot. It contains a compound called bergapten that can block potassium channels. Potassium flow in and out of the cells is crucial for muscle function, and this presumably explains why too much Earl Grey tea could cause muscle cramps."

What do you think?

1 Comments:

  • At 12:57 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Try a good cup of Kona Coffee instead, http://javaontherock.com

     

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