Therapy tea is actually any tea. As we've all heard recently, green tea is packed with nutrients and antioxidants!
But....if you read the ingredient labels on most of the bottled tea in the soda isle, you'll find that the first ingredient is high fructose corn syrup. This is definitely high on the list of foods to avoid.
It's true, though, that a good, organic tea you brew yourself is beneficial to your health. Each herbal tea can be a therapy tea for many symptoms, from anxiety to digestion problems to fighting cancer. When you learn what to use there's a remedy tea for almost any ailment!
Here's some brief examples for using tea as medicine:
Here's a homemade therapy tea to beat the flu, a cold or the chills.
Ginger - Honey - Lemon, The Flu Fighting Tea
This list is very incomplete as to what a therapy tea can do for you. When using tea as medicine remember that one cup of tea, 3 times a day is going to increase its effectiveness.
THERAPY TEA How to Brew
Here's some tips for brewing tea:
THERAPY TEA How to Steep Tea
Always keep your pot or cup covered when steeping tea!
The length of time to steep tea can vary but here's some general guidelines:
How to Make Sun Tea (Solar Tea)
Iced tea can be therapy tea too!
How to Make Lunar Tea
Lunar or moon tea is brewed the same way as sun tea but in the bright moonlight instead of the sun. Tea brewed under a full moon is said to have magical powers!
A coffee press
or french press
makes brewing loose leaf tea
fast and easy!
Quotes about Tea
"Drinking a daily cup of tea will surely starve the apothecary."
"If you are cold, tea will warm you. If you are too heated, it will cool you. If you are depressed, it will cheer you. If you are excited, it will calm you."
"Tea is liquid wisdom."
"Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the world earth revolves - slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future."
~Thich Nat Hahn
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