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I’ve been a coffee lover since teenage. People say coffee disturbs your sleeping cycle, but for me, a cup of coffee before going to bed was heaven, and I used to fall asleep instantly.
Sharing a small real-life instance on what made me quit coffee.
One fine day, I went to a coffee shop after office, to have my cup of energy drink, coffee. suddenly I was all dizzy and pukish, I couldn’t understand what exactly happened. Though I was fine after 25-30 minutes.
That was the very first time when I was ATTACKED by coffee.
Ignoring the incident, I went to another coffee shop the next day, and a similar thing happened there also. Extreme dizziness, racing heartbeats, and nervousness caught me.
Then I decided not to drink coffee for a few days.
I’ve been craving coffee throughout, and after 10-15 days, I decided to give it a try again. The same thing happened all over again, My fitness band noted my pulses as 120 Beats per minute, I was all nervous, and was dizzy! The problem was increasing so bad that I had to quit coffee.

A few days later in a regular medical test, the doctor suspected anxiety hence he asked me to take precautions.

I don’t even remember the last time I had coffee.
( I still have cold coffee once in a while, but not more than few sips, just to satisfy my cravings! )

Coffee used to relax me down, I used to crave it bad before going to bed and after working for long, I had to find a replacement for coffee.

By luck, I found a sample sachet of ‘herbal tisane’ in my kitchen.

That was the day when I tried herbal tea for the first time, and yes it was love at first sip for me.

It worked instantly on me, and I felt the same calmness again. Herbal tisane contains no caffeine, but herbal components.

Just wanted to share this story here, Have you ever experienced the same after having coffee?

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Herbal tisane is really amazing!
I just love having it ^_^


Amazing and beautiful post. Love the story of coffee. Herbal tisane sounds to be good for the Health. Herbal tea is best for the refreshing. Great thoughts.

Kim Paradise - MumFLIX

Hey well I too have felt the same after having coffee, but not to such an extent. It’s always been a wave of nausea. But I too have stopped having coffee as much as I used to in the past.

Oh a nice and caution post for all coffee lovers… And I guess it’s like for some it suites & some it don’t… And definitely will check out the herbal tea too.

Rahul Prabhakar

That’s strange. I have never suffered a coffee reaction like the one you did, and I have been sipping coffee since God knows when. Good to know that you have found an alternate (Herbal Tisane).


Actually, everything in excess is bad. I never felt this way maybe I take it rarely. I am a tea lover and have it at least once in a day. But thanks for sharing your experience.


I can totally relate with your post because I myself used to be a coffee addict. Now that I am trying to give up dairy, I am not having my cuppa anymore!