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Taking Good Care of Yourself Has Never Been So Much Fun!
Blending and brewing your own soothing, invigorating, healthy, or just plain delicious herbal teas is as good for the spirit as it is for the body! With Herbal Teas' simple instructions and recipes for every need, age, and life situation, even beginners can dive right in for the healing or just for the joy of it.
-- Languid Lemon Stress-Away Tea
-- Post-Potluck 911
-- Sniffle Buster Tea
-- PMS Blues-B-Gone Tea
-- Nurturing Prenatal Blend
-- Healthy Heart's Desire Tea
-- Strong Bones Tea
-- Raging Moods Tea
-- A Pimple's Worst Nightmare Tea
-- Anxiety-B-Gone Tea
You'll also find detailed descriptions of 70 tea herbs with health benefits and brewing instructions, plus profiles of 15 noted herbalists who share their favorite tea recipes.
A warm mug of strong tea was always grandma's solution to a bad day, and it turns out she may have been on to something Discover the healing properties of herbal teas in this comprehensive guide to blending and brewing your own steamy concoctions. Kathleen Brown includes recipes for teas to care for the head, throat, gut, nervous system, lungs, bones, joints, and more. Whether you seek to soothe body, soul, or both, you'll find the perfect brew.
This guide to blending and brewing healthful herb teas includes easy-to-make recipes and anecdotes from several renowned herbalists. Readers will find teas for the head and throat, digestion, nervous system, lungs, bones and joints, skin, and more.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149) and index.
About the Author
Author Kathleen Brown is an herbal teacher, writer, and gardener. She is author of Storey's Herbal Teas and has served as president of the Rocky Mountain Unit of the Herb Society of America. She presently lives in California.Jeanine Pollak has been an herbalist, nutritionist, and consultant to businesses and interested individuals for 20 years. She is the founder of Botanic Adventures--An Educational Herbal Adventure-Travel Company. Educated in biology, acupuncture, and herbal studies, Jeanine has certainly pursued her interests fully and creatively. She has written a book filled with nutritious, energizing beverage recipes called Healing Tonics. Besides her work as an author--three books to date--Jeanine teaches ongoing herbal and nutritional seminars at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and at the Esalen Institute. She has also created and marketed her own line of herbal tinctures and cosmetics.
Table of Contents
Brewing and Blending
Gathering and Storing
Recipes for Daily Health and Well-Being
Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread
Oh My Aching
The Terribly Tummy... Digestive Woes Addressed
Fightin' Off the Cold and Flu Blues
The Ladies' Room
The Manly Man
The Senior Advantage
The Terrible Teens
Sense and Sensibility
A Seasonal Array
Getting to Know the Tea Herbs