Benefits of Herbal Teas

herbal teaHerbs in teas are of benefit.

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Chamomile

  • May help complications from diabetes.
  • Calm an upset stomach
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Help with Sleep
  • Migraine headaches
  • Helps allergies & rashes
  • Boost Immunity

Chapparal

  • Acts as a natural antibiotic
  • Fights free radicals in the body, making it a strong antioxidant and powerful anti-tumor agent.
  • Cleanses the lymph system and kidneys
  • Works as a natural pain killer
  • Reduces inflammation of the intestinal and respiratory tracts.
  • Contains molybdenum, selenium, sulfur and zinc

Comfrey

  • Eases symptoms of colitis
  • Stimulates new cell growth, which promotes more rapid healing
  • Decreases inflammation
  • Promotes healthy skin and strong bones
  • Lowers blood sugar
  • Can be used as a compress for wounds and broken bones
  • Contains calcium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin B12.

Ginger Tea

  • Digestive aid
  • Curb nausea, vomiting or upset stomach
  • Helps IBS
  • Protect against Alzheimer’s
  • Stimulates appetite
  • Relieves tired muscles
  • Helps manage glucose levels
  • Reduces Arthritic inflammation
  • Improves circulation

Gotu Kola

  • Cleanses the blood
  • Increases circulation in the brain, easing anxiety and improving memory
  • Balances hormones
  • Increases energy

Motherwort

  • Strengthens the heart
  • Eases symptoms of stress and anxiety
  • Lowers High Blood Pressure
  • Helps with hyperthyroidism
  • Eases symptoms of menopause and PMS
  • Note: Avoid with pregnancy

Mugwort

  • Strengthens the liver and gallbladder
  • Fights bad breath
  • Eases nervousness and insomnia
  • Calms motion sickness
  • Has antiseptic qualities and is capable of expelling worms or other parasites
  • Effective as an antidote for many poisonous mushrooms
  • Useful for indigestion and constipation
  • Stimulates the uterus, easing menstrual cramps
  • Note: Should be avoided during pregnancy

Peppermint

  • Reduces gas and bloating after a meal
  • Aids in healthy digestion
  • Increases oxygen supply to the blood
  • Contains trace minerals and omega 3s

Red Clover

  • Purifies the blood
  • Calms the nerves
  • Helps remove uric acid buildup
  • Acts as a natural mood enhancer
  • High vitamin and mineral content (including calcium, chromium, magnesium, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, thiamine, molybdenum and vitamin C)
  • Note: Do not use for leukemia

References:

Duke, Dr. James A. (1998) The Green Pharmacy
Ritchason, Jack, N.D. (1995) The Little Herb Encyclopedia
Michael Tierra (1998) The Way of Herbs

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