Mint Tea & Testosterone levels in males.

Patient

Q: Hi so I heard that drinking spearmint and peppermint tea will lower testosterone. I'm a small guy trying to gain mass and the last thing I want is my testosterone levels lowered yet I love mint tea. Will one or two cups a day of it harm me?

Symptoms:  Testosterone
Doctor

A:   Thank you for writing to us.

Spearmint and peppermint tea have anti-androgen effects. These can cause a decrease androgens and cause feminization of the person.

I recommend that you stop drinking this tea except to a very low limit. It is not worth the possible risk of feminization.

I hope this helps you.

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