Healing Herbal Teas

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Upset Tummy

1 teaspoon peppermint leaves
1 teaspoon lemon balm leaves
Add herbs to a large mug, pour in 1 cup of boiling water
Steep 5 minutes, strain and drink.

 

 

 

Nausea

1/2 teaspoon dried or fresh ginger root
1/2 teaspoon red clover
1teaspoon chamomile flowers
Add herbs to a large mug, pour in 1 cup of boiling water
Steep 3 or 4 minutes, strain and drink.

Bladder Infections [ minor ]

1 teaspoon goldenseal
1/2 teaspoon juniper berries
5 chopped rose hips
Add herbs to a large mug, pour in 1 cup of boiling water
Steep 3 minutes, strain and drink. You may drink up to 3 cups per day to flush the bladder

Anxiety

1teaspoon vervain leaves
1teaspoon lemon balm leaves
1teaspoon orange mint
Add herbs to a large mug, add 1 or 2 cups of boiling water
Steep 3 or 4 minutes, strain and drink. Honey or fresh lemon may be added to mask the taste of the vervain

red clover

For menstrual cramps

1 tablespoon red clover flowers
2 cups of boiling water
Add the clover to a large mug, pour in the water
Steep for 5 minutes, strain, then sip slowly. Use a heating pad on your stomach while drinking the tea.

 

chamomile2

Sleep Aid

1 tablespoon chamomile flowers
1 tablespoon lavender
Add the herbs to a large mug, add 1 cup of boiling water
Steep, strain and drink while hot

 

 

Relaxing Tea

1 cinnamon stick
1 sprig of rosemary
1 clove
Add the herbs to a large mug, pour in 1 cup of boiling water
Steep, strain and sip slowly. Have a piece of fresh fruit and let the cares of the day slip away

Spicy Ginger Tea

2 large rounds of fresh ginger
1teaspoon of orange mint
2 fresh orange slices
Add the herbs and the orange slices to a large mug, pour in 1 cup of boiling water
Steep, strain and sip while hot. Especially good on a snowy afternoon

Sage tea

1 tablespoon of fresh, chopped sage leaves
2 twists of fresh lemon peel
Add the sage and lemon peel to a mug, add 1 cup of boiling water
Steep, strain and enjoy. A wonderful tea for a sore throat.

calendula

Feel Better Soon Tea

1 tablespoon dried calendula flowers
1 tablespoon dried spearmint
1 twist of fresh lemon
Add the herbs and twist of lemon to large mug, or a teapot. Pour in 1 cup of boiling water
Steep a minute or two, strain and enjoy hot. You can add sugar or honey

~ Meadow Walker

Check out the Etsy store for dried herbs for making healthy and healing teas. The following herbs are in stock and can be ordered anytime: Calendula, Chamomile, Spearmint, Lemon Balm, Peppermint, Sage, Orange Mint, Lavender and Rosemary. Customers may order a special blend of one or more herbs in any combination. Contact Store owner for more information.

“Tea is naught but this: First you heat the water, then make the tea, then you drink it properly. That is all you need to know.”

~ Rikyu, 16th Century Tea Master

 

http://www.etsy.com/shop/HerbsNseeds

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