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Chamomile - A Wonder of Nature

Posted by Administrator on 8/16/2013 to Herbs
Chamomile is a wonderful flowering herb with many healing uses. Known since ancient times, wise women and shamans have used chamomile in their medicine bags to treat everything from diarrhea to depression.

Kombucha - The “Mother” of All Teas

Posted by Administrator on 7/19/2013 to Teas
If you think Kombucha sounds like a TaeKwonDo maneuver or a warm shawl for cool evenings in Moscow, you would definitely get points for creativity, but you'd be wrong. Kombucha — pronounced "kom-boo-sha" — is a sweetened tea fermented with the Kombucha “mushroom,” a symbiotic colony of various yeasts and bacteria, that has its roots in the Qin Dynasty in China in 250 B.C., where it was called the "Immortal Health Elixir" because of its reputed healing properties.

How To Get More Health Benefits From Green Tea

Posted by Administrator on 7/5/2013 to Healing
The popularity of green tea continues to grow as more people enjoy the delicious taste and immense health benefits this drink has to offer. When buying and preparing green tea, it pays to use caution since not all teas are created equal and such subtleties as how the tea is prepared can enhance or detract from its health benefits. Here’s how to maximize the health benefits of drinking green tea:

Herbal Teas and Tisanes

Posted by Administrator on 6/7/2013 to Healing
An herbal tea is not really a tea (that is, a beverage made from straining tea leaves), but rather a tisane. A tisane is an herbal infusion, usually made by steeping plant parts in boiling water. As they are not made in the same way as traditional teas, they contain no caffeine, but they may contain the medicinal properties of the flowers or herbs from which they are made.