Those plants of whose greenness withered we make herb tea
for the sick serve but a humble use, and are most employed by quacks.
Not one came, moreover, without her little pipkin of pennyroyal, sage, balm, or other herb tea
, delighted at an opportunity of signalizing her kindness and her doctorship.
In studies where subjects drank black tea along with their meal, between 79 and 94 percent of the iron in the meal was not absorbed.1 Peppermint tea was similar to black tea in terms of markedly interfering with iron absorption; other herb teas
, such as chamomile tea, had less of an effect.
You may have lost your appetite and want to do nothing other than drink juices and herb teas
, but that doesn't mean you should give into these feelings.
We are so used to ginger in biscuits, cakes and spicing up our herb teas
, that it is rather strange to think of it as a medicine.
Diluted fruit juice or adding a little cordial is also a good way of jazzing up water, or for a nice hot drink try fruit and herb teas
. We'd recommend though that you stay away from too many high-sugar fizzy drinks or lots of 100% fruit juice or smoothies as these could lead to an excess energy intake (and weight gain) and frequent intake of soft drinks (even diet and fruit drinks) is not good for your teeth.
Special.T offers a selection of 25 tea varieties, ranging from green, black, blue, red and white teas to flavoured teas and organic herb teas
. These teas are reportedly carefully sourced from selected tea farms in China, Japan, Sri Lanka, India and South Africa.
Fresh herb teas
for your mum Treat your mum on her special day with a nice pot of tea - filled with fresh herbs which she can cut and then use to make herself a natural, healthgiving cuppa.
"In the UK, the tea market is probably about 90% black tea and 10% fruit and herb teas
," said Packer.
Drink calming blends of herb teas
. You can buy them loose and blend them yourself.
For every tin of Little Citizen's Herb Teas
sold, The Republic of Tea will contribute $1 to Room to Read, an organization committed to educating children in developing countries.
For general relief, herb teas
such as Peppermint and Chamomile work well for many people.