Learn to Make Your Own Herbal Teas for Taste & Health...Science & Art of Blending Herbs
One of the questions I'm asked most is, "How can I use herbs for health? But, I don't want to use tinctures." They want to learn about the magic of plant healing using herbal loose leaf teas! (although it's not really magical---its a beautiful science and art). The thing is, it does take time, and it's a very intuitive process. It takes practice, some failures, and consistency. BUT...there is a way to learn more quickly!
When I started learning about herbs, I have to admit, it was a little intimidating. There is SO much to learn and experiment with, after all. It's truly one of those things where--the more you know, the more you know you don't know! :-) And it's all great! It's a journey.
So, I decided to write this eBook to give those of you who are interested in learning about herbal teas for pleasure and health a little fast track boost! You'll learn what I wished I had known when I first began in a clear, succinct way---and have some tea recipes to play around with too! :-)
You may also be interested in these related articles in my cold and flu care series: How to Prevent a Cold/Flu Naturally, What Herbs & Remedies to Take if You Feel a Cold or Flu Coming On, How to Deal With Symptoms of Cold & Flu if You Do Happen to Get Sick (Fever, Congestion, Cough, Sore Throat, etc.), and How to Recover Quickly and STAY Recovered. Also, here is an article for children specifically: How to Boost Your Child's Immune System.
Have You Ever Wanted to Create Your Very Own Tea Blends?
When I finally succumbed to my love of herbal teas for taste, health, relaxing, energizing, and more, I realized that I could probably figure out how to make my own blends that were perfect for...ME! It took me a very long time to learn the basics through a lot of trial and error. So I decided I'd write this book explaining all the things it took me quite a while to figure out!
How I Started Learning About Herbs & Teas
I started growing herbs to use in my cooking (thyme, oregano, rosemary, etc.), decades ago, but I didn't know very much about their medicinal value. When I became interested in herbal medicine, I learned more about these common culinary herbs first because I was familiar with them! I learned what powerful healing plants they are.
After that, I started learning about all kinds of different herbs in ernest. In fact, I became (and still am) pretty obsessive about learning and trying everything I could. I began by reading books, and playing around with different herbal blends. Over a period of several years, I took (and continue to take) herbal courses, and I have become passionate about the healing properties of plants. I, who used to laugh at those "herbal weirdos" (Ahem...Sorry!), who wanted to use natural remedies and plant medicine instead of trusting in the toxic chemicals of the pharmaceutical world, finally became a proud plant medicine convert! THANK GOODNESS! I heal myself now, and it's a great feeling!
My first forays into herbal medicine creation and use was to make medicinal tinctures. They are simple and easy to make, although they take a lot of time to process. I still couldn't get into the "tea thing." But one of my teachers told me "not to discount the teas." I'll never forget those words. So...I started trying to create my own blends, including medicinal blends. Some of them bombed, BIG time! :-) It was definitely a process. But, finally, I have gotten to the point where I can make a tasty herbal remedy that does what I need it to, or a delicious tea just for pleasure only, if that's what I want! Best of all, most of my teas do both!
Teas are in the taste of the beholder, though, right? Since everyone has their unique likes and dislikes, tea blending is actually a very individual process. Not everyone likes a "zinger" tea. Not everyone enjoys chamomile. Not all of us want cinnamon or are hooked on ginger. It's so personal.
Why I Wrote this eBook for You
Over the years, and after lots of practice and experimentation, I have been able to figure out what works and what doesn't---at least most of the time!
My eBook, Creating and Preparing Herbal Teas for Pleasure & Health, is a basic compilation of things I wish I had known right off the bat, when I first started using and learning about herbs. I know I would have become passionate about teas a lot sooner, if I had had this information back then! My tea blend creations would have been smoother and more successful a lot sooner too!
What I Wish I Had Known About Tea Blending
There is definitely an art AND a science to creating tea blends successfully. Especially when working with medicinal herbs, it's vital to know what the herbs do, how they interact with different herbs, and how to structure a blend for maximum benefit.
It's my hope that with the foundation of this book, the recipes I've included to try out, that you will be able to have a much smoother and easier start than I had with my herbal beginning.
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What My eBook Will Do for You
Creating and Preparing Herbal Teas for Pleasure and Health, will teach you all the basics of preparing teas and infusions! You will also learn how to create blends for pleasure and medicine!
To help you get started, I've included twelve of my most popular and favorite tea blends for you to try out and enjoy! Some are for pleasure, and most are to help improve your health. Basically, you will learn everything about basic tea blending, creation, and preparation that I wish I had known.
For example, I used to use a tea ball. Well, I'm sorry, but they are horrible for allowing the herbs to unfurl and provide all of their natural benefits! Here, I show you how to use infusers, including a variety of cups, tea pots, and even cotton muslin bags. That's just one thing you'll learn about.
Some of the other things you will learn are:
- How to blend herbs for taste and be creative with your herbs!
- Which herbs are best to use for natural energy
- Steps to creating a medicinal blend
- How to prepare a perfect cup of tea
- How to prepare an herbal infusion for health
- How to store your tea blends
- Where to purchase your bulk herbs and teas
- Tools I use to create my infusions and teas
My friends, family, and clients ask for certain teas all the time. In this eBook you will find my most popular tea blends:
- Rosy Chocolate Chai
- Love Tea
- Red Solstice (Hibiscus Mint)
- Goddess Tea (Healthy Skin & Heavenly Hair)
- Relaxation Tea
- Weight Loss Support Tea
- Detox Tea (Liver & Kidney Support)
- Female Hormone Balancing Tea
- Male Hormone Balancing Tea (Supports Male Reproductive System)
- Happy Heart Tea (Cardiac Support)
- Immune Boosting and Support Tea
- Allergy Tea
Clear explanations and beautiful pictures will inspire you to delve into the world of herbs for health! Whether you are a beginner or an experienced herbalist, you will enjoy learning and experimenting with a variety of herbs and tea blends!
If you are interested in creating your own tea blends, I hope you will take a look at my eBook, Creating and Preparing Herbal Teas for Pleasure and Health. Enjoy the process! And I am here for you if you have any questions along the way! Just email me! I'm happy to write you back, and even speak on the phone!
Thank you for taking a look, and green blessings to you!
Hugs & Self-Reliance!
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