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BRIEF: Is chrysanthemum tea safe to drink?


QUESTION:
Is chrysanthemum tea safe to drink?

ANSWER:

It is probably OK if you are not an insect. Pyrethrum is made from a particular species grown in the highlands of East Africa and is valued because of its low toxicity to mammals. Some people have allergies or other sensitivities to chrysanthemums, but I am not aware of specific hazards, and don't know anything about what you have there. You are wise to be cautious of herbal teas, though. Sorry i don't have more specific information.