Nowadays, the craze of various exotic foods, many have forgotten that in the native open spaces you can find a variety of herbs and plants that are not only equal, but in many ways superior to overseas. Do not forget that plants are living with us in the same band, the body will bring many more benefits. So do not rush to shell out for expensive imported tea. Herbal tea - it's delicious, and most importantly a useful alternative to the classic tea beverage.
You can buy herbal tea in a pharmacy or make your own. Gathering herbs can be your blank same year as jam or pickles. The main thing to remember that it is necessary to collect herbs in clean areas, away from urban centers, industrial plants, etc. And please note that it is not necessary to check the effect of a grass on his own body. Before taking a particular herb collection should definitely consult a doctor, because the use of one organ of the human body can be accompanied by the harm done to another. So many herbal teas are not advised to drink for people with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract due to the large amounts of acid. It also can cause the destruction of tooth enamel if overused herbal tea.
Before taking this or that plant, you need to carefully examine what kind of disease it is intended to treat. After all, the action spectrum herbal very wide. This is a diuretic, expectorant, tonic, laxative, antipyretic, sedative or an invigorating effect. Herb Gathering - is not mere entertainment, and a science. Unfortunately, there are fewer and fewer of these herbalists in Russia. But it only knows at what time and in what areas it is best to collect every plant, how to best handle, store raw materials and finished herbal teas, ointments, compresses and lapping.
Herbal chamomile tea copes with a headache, as well as a choleretic, sedative, diaphoretic. Chamomile contains a set of important body substances: essential oils, protein, gum, and apigenin. However, excessive use of camomile tea can lead to the formation of sand in the kidney, CNS depression and decrease muscle tone.
Contrary to popular belief most vitamin C is not a lemon, and wild rose. In addition, he is rich, and other vitamins and trace elements. Tea from the hips normalizes blood pressure, improves the digestive tract and reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood. It should not be use in patients with thrombophlebitis, endocarditis and heart failure.
Tea made from berries and raspberry leaf is rich in vitamins, fiber, organic acid. It is used as an anti-inflammatory, expectorant, diaphoretic, anti-emetic. Raspberry is very effective for colds due to the content of salicylic acid in it. Raspberries should not be consumed by people suffering from gout and nephritis.
Mint tea? this is a delicious drink and healthy beverage. Thanks to menthol it lowers blood pressure, stimulates the heart and reduces headaches. It is usually used for airway clearance with a cold, and apply for diarrhea pain in the gut. Peppermint helps relieve stress, restore sleep and promotes relaxation.
Herbal tea from the plant hawthorn improves metabolism and normalizes the thyroid gland, helps reduce cholesterol levels in the blood, soothes and improves metabolism. But he has to be very careful about the people who are suffering from kidney disease and heart problems.
Tea from the leaves of black currant advised to use for colds, diseases of the bladder and kidneys. A decoction of the fruit - with anemia and to improve the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract. Black currant is rich in vitamin C in organic acids and trace elements, but it should not be consumed by people with high acidity.
Herbal currant and mint work efficiency of the liver, kidneys and regulates the metabolism. If it shoots to add some raspberries, you get a useful decoction for colds.
Lingonberry is consumed as a diuretic and shlakovyvodyaschee agent.
Some herbalists recommend: aspen bark helps to lower blood sugar in the body and improves the blood supply to the Rowan cortex of the brain.
Oregano is rich in vitamins C and E.
The infusion of sweet clover nourishes the body with iron and molybdenum, so it is very useful for teeth, bones, nails and ligaments.
A good tonic: mint leaves, willow-herb, strawberry and pine buds.
Yarrow has a calming effect on the contrary.
The whole storehouse of nutrients can be found in the leaves of strawberries. Selenium boosts immunity, helps copper recovery processes in cells, zinc helps the body fight infections.
If you find yourself in an allergic reaction, immediately discontinue use of herbal tea, and after his admission to rinse your mouth with water if the beverage contains acid.