What is Herbal Tea Healing?
Herbal or "botanical" extracts contain plant constituents, or active ingredients, which assist the human body in healing.
The information here should not be considered medical advice, and you should always consult a physician before beginning any herbal tea therapy.
Health benefits of ingredients put into herbal teas
- Chamomile: Soothes the stomach, Calms the nerves, Induces sleep, Eases cold symptoms.
- Cinnaman: Improves circulation, Eases cold symptoms, Relieves stomach upsets, Reduces menstrual cramps, Regulates blood sugar and insulin.
- Ginger: Improves circulation, Relieves cold and flu symptoms, Eases stomach cramps and nausea, Reduces menstrual cramps, Regulats blood sugar.
- Horehound: severe congestion, as it promotes mucous production and soothes the muscles of the bronchus.
- Mint: Eases many stomach and digestive problems, Helps relieve headaches, Relaxing.
- Raspberry: Antioxident, Eases diarrhea, High in many vitamins and minerals, Menstrual aid.
- Rosehips:Source of vitamin C, Antioxidant, Prevents bladder infections, Eases headaches.
- Stinging Nettle: Cleanses the blood, High in vitamins A and C, Improves liver and kidney functions, Eases coughs and other respiratory problems, Relieves diarrhea and constipation. see stinging nettle
- Strawberry Leaves: Relieves diarrhea, Soothes the stomach, Helps ease arthritis and rheumatism.
- Tyme: Improves immune system, Promotes perspiration, Eases sore throats and coughs, Antiseptic.
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Herbal Teas at your local grocery store
Visit the tea section at your local grocery store and you will find a large selection of herbal teas. You use to have to visit a health food store or your local herbalist to get the items you needed to make your own healing teas. Now things are much simpler and you can find a huge selection of healing herbal teas right in your local grocery store. The ingredients and what it is used for is written right on the box.
Many times the tea will be named for what it does such as
If you read what the healing ingredients are suposed to do then you will find that this tea is ment to be calming and induces sleep. It is often the choice of tea before a person goes to sleep at night. "Quiet Chamomile" will usually have a mixture of healing ingredients such as the chamomile flowers itself, orange peel, rosehips, hibiscus flowers, allspice, licorice root, natural lemon, orange and bergamot flavors with other natural flavors.
- Echinacea: One of the most popular teas that are offered at your local grocery store is called "Echinacea Complete Care." This wellness tea is a herbal supplement that helps with your bodies natural defenses. Echinacea has been proven in hundreds of clinical studies to stimulate the immune system. It helps your body to stay healthy naturally especially in the winter time when you need it the most. Echinacea usually has vitamin C, antioxidant, zinc and essential minerals which enhances the blend. Some blends will be different depending on the company who makes it.
Herbal Remedies and Tonics
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Delicious Cold Remedy
This delicious cold remedy will get rid of symptoms of cold pretty fast. It will also clean your system.
1/4 pound seedless raisins
3 ounces ginger root
3 cups of honey
1 gallon of distilled water
Put the water in a large pan. Add the softened ginger root, honey, and seedless raisins. Bring to a boil and simmer for about an hour. Skim the top as needed. Cool, strain and place in a tightly closed container overnight in the refrigerator.
The next day, squeeze 6 lemons and 4 oranges and add to the mixture. Mix well. Drink 2-3 glasses per day.
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