3 Herbal Teas To Get You Through Your Day

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A great way of enhancing your well-being is to get into the habit of drinking herbal teas daily. The following recipes are for dried herb mixtures that can be made into teas. All dried herb mixtures should be stored in airtight jars away from the light — they’ll keep at their best for up to a year this way. To make the tea, mix 1-2 teaspoons of the dried herb mixture into a mug of boiling water and leave to infuse for several minutes. Once teas are made, they should be consumed immediately for best results.

Sleepy Tea

This tea will calm a wide-awake mind.

Ingredients

  • ¾ oz. passionflower
  • 2 oz. valerian
  • ¾ oz. lemon balm
  • ½ oz. lavender

Makes: 4-oz. herb mixture

Method: Drink a mug of sleepy tea half an hour before bed every night.

Anti-Stress Tea

Ingredients

  • ¾ oz. lemon balm
  • ¾ oz. wood betony
  • ¾ oz. oatstraw
  • ¾ oz. skullcap
  • ¾ oz. vervain
  • ¼ oz. lavender

Makes: 4-oz. herb mixture

Method: Drink 1-3 mugs daily, with honey to sweeten, if required.

Quick Wake Up

Get going without caffeine!

Ingredients

  • 1 mug of rosemary tea (made by infusing 1 teaspoonn dried rosemary in 1 mug of boiling water for 10 minutes, then straining)
  • ½ tsp. cayenne pepper

Makes: Makes 1 mug. Drink immediately.

Source: www.mindbodygreen.com

2015-11-13T14:33:32+00:00

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    Q: I have read that drinking teas with the herb senna, can cause the loss of electrolytes and may contribute to heart failure. Is this true?

    A:

    Not true! Only true of man-made drugs and other products! Herbs have intelligence.

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    Q: I love to drink water, but I like to drink hot water you know boiling water slightly cooled. Is there a benefit, or disadvantage to this compared to drinking room temperature water? Secondly, the water I drink is boiled water. Alkaline water is not a privilege most Kenyans have. If 56% of the population is living below poverty line you do the math. So the water I drink is tap water, that I boil to make it safe for drinking. When I get to work I have Alkaline water as my work place provides me with that provision. I think this is detailed enough for you to get the picture and help. Once again (I love you) in Swahili for spreading the gospel!

    A:

    No difference at all, Beloved! Even the boiled water becomes room temperature water. You're doing fine! Thank you for your words as well! Much appreciated! Peace and Love!

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    Q: I'm doing the Full Body Cleanse and I have a few questions about it: I get tired of drinking just the distilled water and I'd like to drink the herbal teas, but I don't like it by itself. Would it mess things up to add a pack or two of Splenda to my tea or maybe honey? I can't stand the salads with the olive oil or apple cider vinegar or the lemon juice as dressing and it makes me gag. I have To have some sort of salad dressing. What kind would be suitable? Do I look for sugar-free? Or organic and natural? I found one that is organic and natural, but it has 3 grams of sugar in it. Without eating all my whole grained breads and other fiber, I haven't had much of a bowel movement in 3 days, should I wait a while yet? (I had surgery on my bowels and always had to take fiber tablets and eat lots of grains to get my bowels to move.) I haven't done the enemas yet, (low on money) should I try that? Or should I resume my fiber tablets I normally take? Any type of fiber I could add to my fruit smoothies in the morning? I want to also do the female cleanse. Is it ok to do that immediately after I finish the full body cleanse or should I wait for a little while? Thank you for all your help, I feel much better than I did before and I just started this detox a week ago, lost 10 pounds, too, woohoooooo! Thank you

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    1. Instead of splenda, use agave, stevia, or grade b maple syrup as a sweetener.

    2. In re Salad Dressing, an organic and natural one is great. You can also check our website for salad dressing recipes.

    3. The fiber pills are not part of the cleanse, so we wouldn't advise those. Fruit is you best choice of fiber so look into eating more papaya, mango, figs, etc. And yes, colonics (and enemas) would greatly help you - undoubtedly!

    4. You can do the Female Cleanse right after you finish detoxing. There's no need to wait!

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    Q: What herb can I take for slightly elevated blood pressure of 140 over 90.. The Dr. has prescribed a pill call hyper something or another. Which makes you lose water weight?

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    Perform the FULL BODY DETOX!

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    Q: I saw on a danger herb form the herb called chaparral, and was informed that this causes liver damage and sometimes death. This was in your blood and lymphatic herb that I am interesting in taking, can you tell me about that herb?

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    Chaparral is an all-natural, herbal supplement that does not have any negative side effects. It is used in a few of our products for its antiviral and antimicrobial properties.

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    Q: I am sending this email to request information on the proper daily supplements and the combination to using herbs. I am a 46 year old smoker, who is trying to quit. I have sarcoidosis, but I am not required to take medication. However I would to gain knowledge on herb supplement to help improve my health. Can you give me some herb advice on this matter?

    A:

    The information you seek, Beloved, is in an article entitled "SARCOIDOSIS". It is located in our articles section. Please go there and read it. Remedies are offered near the end of the article.

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    Q: I have a quick question for you, I REALLY like your site and products, I have bought teas and your FULL BODY DETOX so far... I have been trying to explain to my girlfriend that prescriptions are NOT the answer and that there is always an alternative to taking legalized drugs (medications) The question: We both have Genital Herpes, though since I did the FULL BODY DETOX, and have been drinking the ANTI-VIRAL TEA I haven't had any symptoms... My question is, my girlfriend is 7 months pregnant and I want to know if it is ok for her to drink the ANTI-VIRAL TEA? I've notice that your other teas either say OK to drink while pregnant or NOT ok to drink while pregnant and or lactating... But your Anti-Viral tea doesn't say either ... If you could email me back and let me know if she can drink it or not I would appreciate it, as she wants to go get a prescription and that's the LAST thing I want her to do being pregnant and all...

    A:

    Yes, a pregnant woman may drink ANTI-VIRAL TEA!

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    Q: I just quit smoking this year, and I was wondering what herb would be best to take or drink as a tea to help heal and restore my lungs, heart, etc.?

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    By all means, perform the 3-week RESPIRATORY KIT. After this kit, take 3 capsules daily of Lungs and RESPIRATORY Formula and Mucus Buster. Drink 1 cup of Detox Tea as well!

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    A:

    I mean, why only use the top 3 herbs available when so many other good herbs (i.e. alterative herbs, which are good for the blood) exist and are available? Why shortchange the people? Why not be unique? Why not give people the best BLOOD herbs from Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Native American Medicine, Traditional African Medicine, Traditional European Medicine, etc.? If you take the best herbs from around the world and use in your formulations and compounds, it makes a statement that your products are indeed truly for humanity. Who else is doing this? Who else even thinks like this? Our formulas contain many exotic herbs that are very expensive (for other herbalists and manufacturers) and we pride ourselves on going the extra mile to get and provide the BEST for the people (customer), especially if those exotic herbs are available and not curtailed by government regulations (which many are). And in addition to above, providing these unique herbal formulations and compounds for a very economical and reasonable cost. To be the BEST formula, the formula would have to contain the BEST organ-gland specific herbs from around the world. Now THIS, is what makes Dherbs.com unique, at least in my opinion. However, the products speak for themselves. We are the BEST and provide the BEST!

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    Q: IS IT ALRIGHT TO MIX THE TEAS WITH ONE ANOTHER AND DRINK THEM? CAN THEY BE USED TOGETHER OR DOES THIS CAUSE A PROBLEM?

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    Of course they can be taken together! I recommend that people drink them separately so they can do their desired function; but again, it's your choice! You still get benefits regardless of how you take them.

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    Q: I read on another herbal website that Senna & Cascara Sagrada are habit forming and shouldn’t be taken every day or on a long-term basis. Is this True? I have changed my lifestyle and eating habits to a healthier one and I love tea. I would like to know how long could I drink your teas?

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    DHERBS.COM DOES NOT EMBRACE THIS POSITION. WE FIND IT TO BE UNTRUE! YOU CAN DRINK TEAS LONG AS YOU LIKE!

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    Q: Is there any herb or food to make the butt bigger? No herb increases the butt! But can you tell me if there is any herb to increase the size of buttock?

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    NATURAL FOODS WON'T DO IT, BUT EATING UNHEALTHY FOODS WILL, ESPECIALLY FOODS CONTAINING SUGAR. YOU'LL BECOME VERY SICK BUT YOU'LL HAVE A BIG BOOTY.

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    We have an inhaler called "Focus" that is inhaled. Inhalers There are no herbs for children to help them focus. There are herbs for the brain however. With children it's usually they are bored and thus do not focus. Read our article on ADD (â€Attention Deficit Disorderâ€) under ARTICLES section on our site.

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    A:

    Yes, sea salt in water is a mild laxative!

    You can do it as often as you FEEL the need to drink or take it. 

    You can also consume the Master Cleanse (cayenne, maple syrup, lemon juice) if you choose. You can drink this as much as you like depending on how you feel.

    And yes, you can perform enemas 2X a day! Enemas are very helpful for health!

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    TRY JACKRABBIT FORMULA, CIRCUL-AID FORMULA, AND FORMULA 69 EXTRACT!!!! IT'S REALLY NOT ABOUT A LARGE PENIS BUT KNOWING HOW TO WORK WHAT YOU GOT - SKILLS!

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    Q: I've been a vegan for 2 years now. I've done the FBD 3 times in these two years, but my urine is still yellow. The only time it is clear is immediately after I drink water (reverse osmosis water). If I miss a day of drinking water, my urine goes back to being dark yellow. Does this mean that my body is still very toxic? Also, is it normal to release urine 5 to 15 minutes after drinking liquids? I would think that water would need to stay in the body for awhile for proper hydration and cleansing.

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    From what you wrote I would suggest you start drinking alkaline water (purchase an alkaline water machine, you can find various brands in our e-book "Alternative Diet and Lifestyle Manual"). If you are urinating within 10-15 minutes of drinking water you are not absorbing the water, and thus you require micro-clustered water which an alkaline (and ionizing) water machine does. I also highly recommend consumption of our Kidneys-Bladder formula (3 capsules per day).

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    Alternative Diet and Lifestyle Manual
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    Q: What can I eat or take as an herb to gain muscle mass, being that I?m an avid weight lifter? I've done the Full Body Cleanse and Anti-Viral Kit and I feel great! Now I need to put the mass back on.

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    We would suggest our Vegan Protein Powder in either capsule formula, or powder formula (which is great for smoothies). We offer great alternative-meat, high protein sources (under Meat Alternatives) in our ALTERNATIVE DIET and LIFESTYLE MANUAL.

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    Q: I was emailing about lack of erection. Is there a herb or detox plan I need to go on. I smoke and have a little to drink and I have high blood pressure.

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    Your habits are the cause of your erection problem. Perform the FULL BODY DETOXand TOTAL MALE CLEANSE.

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    Q: I WANT TO KNOW WHAT WOULD BE A GOOD HERB TO BRING UP A 11 YEAR OLD BOY’S PLATESLETS THAT ARE AT 1000 AND DOCTORS HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING BUT SURGEY.

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    Try Dherbs.Com VITAMIN C EXTRACT, CHILDREN’S BLOOD FORMULA, and MORINGA SEED EXTRACT! Good individual herbs include Red Clover Tops, Dandelion Root, and Burdock Root!

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    Q: I need your help to find an herb, healing laryngeal papillomatosis I was born with it. I also need an herb for long-term laryngitis and for vocal cord scars. Please help I have been searching for over a month now for a cure.

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    I RECOMMEND THE FULL BODY DETOX AND WHILE PERFORMING IT TO DRINK PKENTY OF LICORICE ROOT TEA! ALSO, GARGLE WITH WARM WATER AND SEA SALT (A PINCH OF IT) ONCE DAILY. AFTER THE FULL BODY DETOX TRY OUR FIFTH CHAKRA ELIXIR IS GREAT TO TAKE FOR THROAT HEALTH.