Speaking of herbs...
Many of our culinary herbs also make soothing teas either fresh or dry. Drying for winter use is economical and well worth the effort. Harvest often during the growing season and dry on cookie sheets before storing
Except for Rosemary, herbs below are all perennial. Try some of the following:
- (both leaves & flowers) soothes mind, inducing sleep. Soothes bowel infections.
– concentration, memory, brain function, stress, sleep, pain, thyroid regulation
– improves appetite, lowers blood pressure, prevents cholesterol build up.
– good for nausea, indigestion, flatulence.
– anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antiseptic, anti-cancer, antioxidant.
- helps muscles relax and is a digestive aid. Relieves gall bladder and liver complaints, cough and mild asthma symptoms.
– sore throat, coughs, rheumatism, candida, nervous system, memory, sharpens senses.
– parasites, ADD, hyperactivity, insomnia, depression, mood swings, detox.
– stomach, lungs, bronchial asthma, phlegm, pneumonia.