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Here are some herbal teas known to be of help to Women. Explore with single herbal teas and be inspired by making herbal tea blends. The purpose of a women's herbal tea is to balance female hormones and nourish the "yin" essence of a woman. These herbal tea ingredients make great tasting herbs to blend with other herbs that are good for you.
Make Herbal loose tea your daily ritual.
Make tea with 1-2 teaspoons of the bark per cup of hot water, steep for 15 - 20 mins. Drink before sexual activity. Can be sweetened with a little honey or Agave syrup.mins. Drink before sexual activity. Can be sweetened with a little honey or Agave syrup.
Cinnamon bark can be broken up in a pestle and mortar, and used in beverages. Add ½ to 2 teaspoons of powdered cinnamon or broken up pices of bark, to 1 cup of boiling water, steep for 10 -15 mins. To make an Indian Chai Tea with black tea, cinnamom, cardamom, ginger, fennel seeds, vanilla and milk.
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.
The Nettle Root & Nettle leaf Tea has proven to be very useful for both men and women.
Nettle leaf Tea has a detoxifying action and can also help with Osteoarthritis.
For men who might suffer from an enlarged prostate, Nettle Root Tea inhibits testosterone binding with glycoprotein which can tend to inflame the prostate. The chemical that is responsible for this in the Nettle root is thought to be bioactive lignans.
Nettles have been used throughout history as a food, clothe dye, rope and a medicine. The oldest known recorded use of Nettle was in Denmark where Bronze Age shrouds were found made from Nettle fibre.
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.