Nowadays everyone seems to be on the go, sticking to schedules and meeting deadlines. How to get your mind and body to relax…Take a deep breath and enjoy a nice warm tea. Nothing is better at the end of a hectic day. To find that special quiet place in your home that is just yours and relax with a fresh herbal tea! Ahhhhhh….
As a medicinal herb, Chamomile can be used for teas to aid digestion and act as a gentle sleep inducer. It can also be very beneficial for treating minor burns such as sunburn, as its oils contain skin-regenerating flavonoids, and anti-inflammatory and pain relieving properties that will help you renew and relax. Used as a bath oil, Chamomile may also help with post pregnancy healing.
Lavender Hidcote has an amazing scent and the lovely purple shades of flowers. One of the best ways to enjoy this plant is by making tea from it. For the best tea experience, pick the buds that appear before they bloom! Contrasting with the more compact, silvery foliage, Hidcote makes a stunning addition to your garden, in arrangements, or as a culinary garnish.
A terrifically aromatic herb, Lemon Balm really emits a great lemon scent. Great for making teas and adding a medicinally value, it can help treat cramps and nausea, and it naturally contains properties that help to heal cold sores more quickly!
Peppermint has been used for ages to help cure headaches, muscle cramps and chronic indigestion problems. Peppermint tea is used to ease digestion. This herb is a robust grower so give it plenty of room...or plant it in a container to avoid it taking over your garden! Plant mint in full to part sun in moist soil.
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