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Herbal Tea Blends
There are so many different types of herbal tea blends available on the market today that it will make your head swim. Do not worry you are not alone. People are changing to herbal tea blends to ward off common sickness and ailments, and for use as an everyday drink or beverage.
Herbal teas are generally made from a combination of different herbs. The most common teas that are used as an ingredient in herbal tea blends are green tea, black tea, and white tea. Herbal tea blends are more commonly found in processed tea bag form, and there are herbal tea blends that will ward off headaches, digestive problems, cancer, colds, flu, insomnia, and fertility, and more. The remedy and tea list goes on and on and on.
When looking over your selection of herbal blends keep in mind that fresh or dried herbs are better for you than the teas that come in tea bags. Dried and whole fresh herbs contain no fillers and you will be able to custom blend your tea to suit your taste or for a particular healing power. A tea merchant would be the best place to look for a list of teas and the healing purposes of each. If one is not available in your local area, do a little online research. If you do research, you will be able to select fresh herbs to create your own combination for the healing properties you need.
Goji berry and pomegranate are some of the most potent herbal tea blends; they both make an excellent and refreshing cold or hot tea. Chamomile is used to assist with a good night's sleep. There are herbal tea blends for just about every ailment or condition out there. You can create and make just about any type of herbal tea imaginable when you do a little research and have access to whole herbs.
Here is an herbal tea blend recipe that will calm you down and de-stress you that is safe to use every day. You can add a drop of honey to this to make it taste good. You will need:
3 tbsp oat straw
2 tbsp chamomile flowers
2 tbsp rose petals
1 tbsp spearmint
1 tbsp lemon
Small mixing bowl
Add all herbs to bowl. Gently stir with spoon. Transfer to airtight container after mixing well. When you use the amber glass bottles, the herbs will stay fresh longer.