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Archive for the 'Herbal Teas' Category

Health Benefits Of Rooibos Tea

Author: Carla Fiscina
December 10, 2010

health benefits of red teaRooibos tea known also as red tea or redbush tea is a potent and very beneficial beverage filled with great flavor and absolutely free of caffeine. It comes from warm dry lands of South Africa, where plenty of Rooibos bushes grow. Before it comes to our tables, red tea leaves undergo exactly the same processing procedure as usual tea (Camellia Sinensis). Red tea is a great refreshing beverage with cool and a little sweet taste, which has a lot of loyal fans around the world. Read the rest of this entry »

December 5, 2010

Lemon JuiceMany of us prefer adding some lemon juice and possibly some honey to our favorite herbal teas. Sometimes lemon or lime juice make herbal teas like sage tea, dandelion root tea, ginger root tea, nettle tea or others taste better and more pleasant. Also, lemon juice is an excellent source of natural vitamin C, a nutrient necessary for boosting the function of our immune system. In addition to numerous other health benefits of lemon juice, it was recently discovered that herbal tea with lemon can increase the effectiveness of certain prescription medications and drugs. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Hibiscus Tea

Author: Carla Fiscina
September 25, 2010

Hibiscus Tea BenefitsHibiscus tea made from dried flowers of Roselle (Hibiscus sabdarrifa) is a caffeine-free natural beverage with possesses a great number of therapeutic powers. In the Middle East, it is a very common herbal remedy to calm down minor digestion disorders, as well as the symptoms of common cold and the flu. Roselle is considered an almost all-purpose medicinal plant and its many parts like blossoms, leaves and even roots can be used as effective herbal remedies for various diseases and health conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Wild Thyme Tea

Author: Carla Fiscina
July 21, 2010

Wild thymeWild Thyme (Thymus serpyllum) is a medicinal herb which is native to dry regions of Europe, especially high valleys of the Alps, plateaus, moorlands and so on. It is distinguished from Common Thyme and is cultivated separately for its high therapeutic values.  This medicinal herb has been used for a long period of time: in particular, in Ancient Greece its name was associated with power and high spirit. Also, it was used in Tibetan medicine as an effective tonic and relaxant. Read the rest of this entry »

Lapacho Tea

Author: Carla Fiscina
July 7, 2010

Lapacho TreeMany of us heard about Lapacho tea, or “the tea of Inkas“, which is traditionally very popular in Paraguay, Brazil, Argentina and other countries of South America. This unique therapeutic herbal tea is made from the bark of lapacho tree called Pink Ipe (Tabebuia impetiginosa). It has amazingly beautiful blossoms with mesmerizing fragrance. Lapacho tree can reach up to 30 meters and grows up for 600-700 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Interesting Tea Facts

Author: Carla Fiscina
May 8, 2010

Green teaMost of us like and truly enjoy drinking tea. It can warm you up in a cold winter day and quench your thirst in a hot summer day. It can help you relax and it can help you focus. There are many secrets, legends and mysteries around the history of tea, but what do we commonly know about it? See interesting tea facts below. Read the rest of this entry »

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