Diet teas could interfere with contraception and lead to an unexpected pregnancy, a leading gynaecologist has warned.
Dr Virginia Beckett, from the UK, told The Sun Online: “Detox teas which contain senna leaf may have a laxative affect which can cause diarrhoea or vomiting.
“If this happens, the effectiveness of the contraceptive pill may be reduced.”
The expert warns that if women have severe diarrhoea or vomiting, condoms should be used in addition to the Pill.
“If a woman vomits within two hours of taking the contraceptive pill, it may not have been fully absorbed into her bloodstream so she should take another pill straight away,” she said.