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Hibiscus + Vitamin C Tea
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HIBISCUS (Hibiscus sabdariffa) Historically hibiscus has been used to cool the body. Hibiscus throughout history across the world for colds and upper respiratory infections, sleeplessness, and for cardiac issues. It is high in vitamin C, anti-inflammatory polyphenols, flavonoids, and minerals such as iron, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, aluminum, sodium, and potassium. Actions: astringent, balancing (hormones), antibacterial, anti-catarrhal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, diuretic, cardiotonic, hepatic, hypocholesterolemic Growing: Hibiscus is native to Africa and Southeast Asia and is cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions. There are hundreds of species of hibiscus many of which are ornamental. Hibiscus sabdariffa has large yellow flowers with a...
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Adaptea Recipe: A Healthy Adaptogenic & Healing Herbal Tea
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Lemon Balm: A sweet tea with amazing benefits
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Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) is a sweet scented member of the mint family. This herb is an easy to grow perennial that does well in zones 4-9. Lemon balm is native to the eastern Mediterranean and western Asia regions. The name Melissa is derived from a greek word meaning bee leaf, due to honey bees fondness to this plant. It is said in ancient Greece sprigs of lemon balm were placed into beehives to attract wandering honeybee swarms and around the outsides of hives to prevent bees from swarming.