Will tannins harm plants?

Are tannins in water bad for you?

While water affected by tannins does not pose any health or safety risk when consumed or used in the home, it can create some unique problems. Besides the unappealing color, affected water can have a plant-like, musty odor to it and will have an unpleasantly tangy aftertaste when consumed.

Do Tomatoes contain tannins?

Tomatoes are rich in vitamins and antioxidants. They also contain MSG. The seeds are high in fiber and bitter-tasting tannins. The green parts are mildly poisonous because they’re closely related to both nightshade and tobacco.

Do tannins block iron absorption?

It is accepted that tannins reduce iron availability before absorption through the formation of insoluble antinutritional-mineral complexes (14), and reported exacerbation of IDA by foods high in phytates or tannins is common (15–17).

Do peanuts have tannins?

Legumes. Most legumes contain tannins. Red-colored beans contain the most tannins, and white-colored beans have the least. Peanuts without shells have a very low tannin content.

Will tannins harm plants?

EDIT: Tannin acid is a naturally occurring plant protein that makes your water slightly acidic. It lowers the PH of your water, which MAY be detrimental to some plant growth. However, it will not directly be the cause of plant death or growth stunts.

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