Both traditional Chinese medicine and coffee are plant extracts and can be used as medicine.Both need to be carefully handled before drinking.As a coffee lover, what should you do if you want to drink coffee when you drink Chinese medicine?
coffee valve tell you that drinking traditional Chinese medicine while drinking coffee can reduce the efficacy.Why is coffee and traditional Chinese medicine so similar, but these two kinds of magic drinks can not be ingested together?The reason is that coffee contains chlorogenic acid, caffeine.Traditional Chinese medicine contains many alkaloids.Therefore, when the coffee and traditional Chinese medicine will easily meet the acid-base reaction, resulting in precipitation, the drug will be difficult to be absorbed by the body.
In addition to coffee, such as tea, which contains tannic acid, the alkaloid drinks can not be mixed with traditional Chinese medicine, or it will be like caffeine to change the traditional Chinese medicine's resistance to absorb and delay the disease.As for drinking, it is absolutely not, unless the doctor can do drugs cited from drinking wine with Chinese medicine.Some coffee lovers tell me that even when they get sick they can't stand the day without coffee.If you really want to drink coffee, to stagger time to drink coffee after taking the Chinese herbal medicine.
In short, it is recommended that you do not drink coffee when taking medicine.
One way valve believes that drinking coffee should be like tasting wine, first smell the aroma, and then try a small bite, that you can taste the essence of it.