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Healthy herbal teas.
Our grandparents actively collected herbs and brewed herbal teas, which, in their opinion, not only quenched thirst, but also helped with various ailments. Many time-tested herbal preparations were kept in every home and, if necessary, used to quickly help the body during a period of weakening, or simply for prevention purposes.
Benefits for the body
Nowadays, herbal teas have become popular again. It has become fashionable to have small talk over a cup of fragrant herbal drink. The main advantage of this trend is that it benefits the body. Replacing tea or coffee with an herbal drink helps to get rid of caffeine intake, and this, in turn, protects the nervous system from overexcitation.
A large number of useful herbal preparations for tea are known, consisting of both one type of plant and several. We will get to know you better only with some herbal tea recipes that originated in ancient Rus'.
Motherwort herbal tea
Motherwort has long established itself as a "heart grass". It helps to normalize the work of the heart due to the many valuable substances contained in its composition: alkaloids, flavonoids, essential oils, organic acids and vitamins A, E, C. Herbal tea from motherwort can be brewed on its basis, and in combination with other herbs . To prepare a tea drink, you need to take 2 tablespoons of motherwort herb and brew with 1 cup of boiling water, then leave for 20 minutes. Such herbal tea is recommended to take 100 gr. 2 times a day. This drink will help relieve irritability and heart palpitations.
When mint leaves and hawthorn berries are added to motherwort, herbal tea helps the body additionally cope with stress, stabilize blood pressure and improve the general condition of the body. Such a drink is prepared in the same way as motherwort tea. It is only necessary to mix all the ingredients in equal proportions.
Chamomile herbal tea
Chamomile is a true Russian herb. Chamomile tea has antiseptic properties, neutralizes inflammatory processes, and also relieves stress. Chamomile tea is also suitable for diabetics, as it normalizes sugar levels.