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Archive for the 'Herbal Teas' Category

March 28, 2011

Black TeaI always say that tea is the most amazing beverage that millions of people around the world enjoy drinking. It warms up our mornings and nights, it accompanies our working days and relaxing weekends, it goes perfectly well with a sandwich and a slice of cheesecake, and we enjoy drinking it alone or in a company of our good friends. Plus certainly – numerous health benefits and therapeutic properties of various types of tea. We believe that we know everything about therapeutic effects that teas have on our body, however, scientists go on their studies and continue fidning new advantages and benefits of tea, whether you like drinking green, or black, or white, or other types of this beverage. Read the rest of this entry »

Feverfew Tea Benefits

Author: Carla Fiscina
March 22, 2011

FeverfewFeverfew (Tanacetum parthenium) is a perennial plant which grows throughout Europe, North America and Australia. It has a very long history of being used as a traditional folk remedy for migraine prevention and treatment of chronic headaches. This herb belongs to the same botanical family as sunflower and chamomile. Therapeutic properties and medicinal action of fewerfew were well-known in the Middle Ages: in those times it was a great remedy to prevent epidemics and treat malaria. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Lungwort Tea

Author: Carla Fiscina
March 10, 2011

health benefits of lungwort teaLungwort (Pulmonaria gen.) is a perennial plant which grows throughout Europe and Western Asia. It has beautiful small reddish and light purple flowers and is one of the first herbs to flower in April. Leaves of this medicinal herb have been used for centuries as an ingredient of many folk remedies: in particular, this herb helped the Europeans to combat one of the worst natural disasters in our history, the pandemics known as the Black Death.Lungwort is the most commonly used in the form of lungwort infusion, or lungwort tea. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Fennel Tea

Author: Carla Fiscina
March 4, 2011

fennel tea benefitsFennel (Foeniculum vulgare) has got its place among the healthiest foods on earth. It’ s a hardy perennial herb with small yellow flowers, which originates from Europe (the Mediterranean region) and has a very long history of being used as a natural digestion aid by many early civilizations. In Ancient Rome and Greece, this herb was involved in many traditional rituals and celebrations as a symbol of nature. Also, fennel tea benefits were known and utilized in Ancient Egypt, and Indian or Chinese herbalists used fennel to cure snake and insect bites. Nowadays, the US is a world’s leader in fennel cultivation and production. The fennel herb is widely used in culinary for spicing various meals, especially fish. Read the rest of this entry »

March 2, 2011

green teaSo much is already known about numerous amazing health benefits of green tea. This ancient herbal remedy can protect us against cancer, slow down aging and promote longevity, aid in weight loss, assist in controlling bad cholesterol levels in our blood, keep our blood pressure under control and so on. According to a recent study, drinking green tea on an everyday basis can also improve our brain function and particularly protect us against developing such condition as dementia, which is associated with aging and becoming more and more common nowadays. Read the rest of this entry »

December 28, 2010

wild lettuce tea benefitsWild lettuce tea is a herbal infusion made from Lactuca virosa, which is also known as Opium Lettuce. Health benefits of wild lettuce tea have been well known for almost 15 centuries, and some of therapeutic actions of this herb are mentioned in the ancient Egyptian writings and artwork. A famous philosopher and physician, Hildegard of Bingen, documented numerous healing powers of wild lettuce infusion and lettuce juice (lactucarium). Read the rest of this entry »

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