Warning: Many herbs adversely interact with modern medicines and should only be taken after consulting with medical professionals!

ALFALFA TEA (Medicago sativa)

Alfalfa makes a popular tea having a very soft, delicate flavour that melds very nicely with mint and lemon. To make a herbal tea, use 1 to 2 teaspoons of dried Alfalfa leaves in a cup of boiling water, drink up to 3 times a day.

ALFALFA HERB Alfalfa is believed to have originated in northern Africa. It had been used in ancient India and Arabia. The name is derived from the Arabic, al-fac-facah, meaning "father of all foods."

The parts of the Alfalfa that used for consumption are the dried leaves, stems, unopened flowers and seed sprouts. Alfalfa contains protein, carotene, vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin K. Nutrient analysis also shows the presence of calcium, potassium, iron, and zinc. As well, Alfalfa is one of the richest sources of dietary fiber and chlorophyll.

Alfalfa Teas' main medical properties and benefits are the lowering of bad cholesterol (LDL), aiding stomach ulcers and easing menopause symptoms.

ANISE TEA (Pimpinella anisum)

Anise is a member of the carrot family. Other names for Anise are aniseed, pimpinel seed, and sweet cumin.

It has a distinctive strong licorice flavour, which in turn gives licorice candy its unique taste.

A brew can be made from either Anise seeds or leaves. It sometimes used medicinally to sooth a stomach ache or to relieve gas. Anise is also said to be beneficial in the treatment of asthma, colic, bronchitis and nausea, and helpful in promoting milk production in nursing mothers.

Anise Tea is also used as a natural mouthwash.

Anise Tea is brewed by boiling 1 cup of water with 1 or 2 teaspoons of dried anise leaves or seeds and steeped for 10 minutes. Due to its strong flavour, Anise Tea is often mixed with other herbal teas of such as Chamomile to make a mellower tasting infusion.

A cup of Anise Tea before bedtime will help you rest and sleep better.

ARTICHOKE TEA (Cynara cardunculus)

Artichoke Tea is a Good Herbal Tea with many medical properties and benefits. Artichoke Tea helps with digestion, lowers cholesterol and eliminates fat. Artichoke Tea is also said to have curative effects on relieving liver, kidney, and gall bladder infection.

The tea has a clean, mildly sweet, and pleasant taste, it tastes exactly like an Artichoke heart.

Much more than
just a vegetable,
also a beneficial herb
Artichoke's active ingredients are inulin, apigenin and luteolin as well as vitamin A, Vitamin B, phosphorus,iron and magnesium. Artichoke also has one of the highest antioxidant properties of any vegetable .

Benefits and uses:
- Artichoke protects the liver and stimulates the liver function
- Cynara in Artichoke promotes the production of bile
- helps the liver recover from alcoholism
- for weight loss, Artichoke Tea helps to rid excess body fat and prevent water retention
- helps digestion
- can be included in any detoxifying program
- Artichoke Tea aids in recovering from nausea, abdominal pains, constipation, diarrhea and bloating
- this Herbal Tea is a natural remedy for heartburn
- Artichoke's antioxidant properties protect against arteriosclerosis, heart disease, and cancer
- Artichoke helps to reduce bad cholesterol (LDL) levels
- helps to regulate blood sugar levels
- clearer skin is also a bonus of consuming Artichoke Tea

Artichoke Tea:
The Herbal Tea can be infused with fresh or dried leaves, roots, stems and the Artichoke flower.

Place a teaspoon of dried or equivalent fresh crushed herb into a cup of boiled water and steep for 5 to 10 minutes.

You will end up with clean, mildly sweet, and pleasant tasting tea, with a flavour exactly like an Artichoke heart.

Artichoke Herbal Tea can also be consumed cold as a refreshing, energizing and healthy drink.

For best results drink this tea up to 3 times a day.

Artichoke is non allergenic and has no serious abnormal reactions.

Warning: Many herbs adversely interact with modern medicines and should only be taken after consulting with medical professionals!


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