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Nettle Tea

By Cat, June 2, 2018 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) If you are familiar with nettles, you will know that their leaves can really give you a sore sting. But there are ways to gather and prepare them to avoid … Continue reading

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Banana Tea for Sleeplessness

By Cat, May 8, 2018 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love bananas, and use them in my smoothie every morning. I’ve always wondered if there were something I could do with the peel besides adding it to my compost … Continue reading

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Flor-Essence or Essiac medicinal tea: instructions for making

By Cat, May 25, 2017 Another name for this tea is Essiac; it is also available commercially, but I buy a similar herb mix at Swan Valley Herbs in Bigfork, and make my own tea at home. The method is a … Continue reading

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Chinese Herbal Teas: Instructions for making

By Cat, May 25, 2017 These instructions are from the Aurora Benevolent Healing Center, Bernie Bayard, ND., L. Ac. in Portland OR. I have not been to that office since 2008, so not sure it is still in business; the … Continue reading

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Homemade Yogi Tea

by Cat, May 31, 2016 (Images from Wikimedia Commons: Cardamom, right, and Cinnamon, below) Yogi tea is centuries old custom in India, that inspired the modern Chai. But there is a big difference between the two: yogi tea is mostly … Continue reading

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