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Here are some herbal teas known for their peace and well being qualities. Explore with single herbal teas and be inspired by making herbal tea blends. The purpose of peace and wellbeing teas is to promote a sense of inner calm and balance. Some of these herbs are uplifting and will clear the mind and bring harmony.
Make Herbal loose tea your daily ritual.
Damiana Tea is brought to you all the way from South American rainforests. It has been used there as an aphrodisiac since its discovery hundreds of years ago. With an amazingly pungent aroma and unique taste, Damiana Tea is a great blending herb to go with other loose leaf teas. Why not try making your own special aphrodisiac blend to drink with a loved one. It has also been known to be a great herb for lifting the spirits.
1 - 2 teaspoons of bark in water. Set in pan over heat for 15 minutes to make a decoction.
Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Tea Has several positive effects that all stem from increased blood flow and circulation. It improves memory and concentration by allowing more blood to flow freely around the brain. In a similar respect it has been known as an aphrodisiac because of increased blood flow around the genitals in both sexes. Overall a very pleasant tea - works well with Sencha Green Tea.
1-2 teaspoons of Loose herb in one cup of hot water, steep for 10 - 15 minutes.
Jasmine flowers have an age old tradition of being associated with beauty. Their fragrance intoxicates and enhances the senses. This herbal tea has the power to calm and arouse making it great anytime of the day. Traditionalists might like to mix Jasmin Flowers with Sencha Green Tea or you could mix it with other blends to add aroma and taste. A highly enjoyable cup of tea.
1-2 teaspoons of rose petals in 1 cup of boiling water for 10 minutes.
A middle eastern recipe for a sweet rose decoction is as follows; To serve 4, place 1.5 cups of rose petals in a saucepan. Cover with 3 cups of water and boil for 5 minutes, or until the petals become discoloured. Strain into teacups and add honey to taste.
A traditional Royal Victorian recipe is to blend rose petals with China black tea. Perfect served in fine China cups for kings, queens, friends and loved ones.
The main immune boosting ingredient in Rosehip Tea is the full content of Vitamin C which acts as a powerful antioxidant and is one of the main immune boosting vitamins that the body loves. As well as having a high Vitamin C content, Rosehip Tea is a very helpful aid for those who suffer from Rheumatoid Arthritis.
This action is thought to come from a series of complex phytochemicals called polyphenols and anthocyanins active in Rosehips. After these Rosehip phytochemicals build in the body from several weeks of consumption it can greatly improve mobility.
Rosehips have been used in Europe as a food and medicine for centuries with the plant also being a potent symbol of silence and secrets.