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Learn the health value of specific ingredients used in common herbal teas

14 Oct
What, no chai?
clipped from www.womansday.com

10 Healing Herbs Used in Teas

10 Healing Herbs Used in Teas

Learn the health value of specific ingredients used in common herbal teas

Chamomile is a flower long loved for its soothing, calming and sleep-inducing qualities.

Lemongrass teas are often served as an after-dinner drink to aid digestion

Unlike other herbs, jasmine is most loved for its robust fragrance rather than its health value

It’s believed that the menthol-containing leaves help soothe irritable bowel syndrome, nausea and other stomach-related ailments by calming the abdominal muscles and improving the flow of bile, which aids in digestion. Peppermint is also said to cure minor cases of bad breath.

There is much debate over whether echinacea really prevents or cures the common cold.

Rosehips are the seed-filled red-orange pods that form at the base of the rose bloom.
Notable for its high concentration of vitamin C, the herb is valued for its immune-strengthening properties

Blackberry leaves

Hibiscus

Orange pee

Hawthorn

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Posted by on October 14, 2009 in General

 

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