Hibiscus tea can help to manage blood pressure, protects the liver, lowers cholesterol and can help with weight loss.
Although Dandelion is thought of as a nuisance in the gardening world, Dandelion tea has many benefits to your health including properties that alleviate stomach and urinary tract inflammation. It has a slightly bitter flower taste.
In my trip to China in 2011, I visited a green tea plantation. There was demonstrations on how they pick green tea, dry it and brew it. This made me appreciate the effort that goes into growing green tea. Loose leaf green tea has a stronger flavor than dried green tea in sachets. I also like to chew on the green tea leaves.
Mint tea is a term that can mean Peppermint, Spearmint or a combination of mints. Leaves can be fresh from the garden, or dried in a teabag.
Nettle tea is one of my favorite teas. Its refreshing and detoxing. Although it can sting when it grows in the wild, it makes a really nice tea.
After being stung by nettle when I was 7 years old, I despised the plant. Now I enjoy the taste and amazing health benefits it has to offer.
At age 26, I am only getting started in my career path. I have just relocated to Vancouver to study holistic nutrition, and hope to share my knowledge through this platform. This website is a work in progress.