#BEV41: Detox Tea

Ingredient: Equal parts dandelion root Burdock root licorice sarsaparilla Method: Start in cold water and simmer for 20-40 minutes. Benefit: This helps to cleanse the blood, detoxify the liver and balance blood sugar. It is also helpful for clearing up skin problems and supporting the kidneys.  

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#BEV40: Swamp Tea

Swamp Tea or Indian Tea or Marsh Tea This plant grows in the bogs and wet areas along with the coast range. It is traditionally simmered about 20-30 minutes but some people prefer to just steep it in hot water. Leaves can be made into tea a second time. This plant helps keep the lungs […]

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#BEV39: Peppy Nettle

Ingredient: Half Peppermint half nettle leaf Benefit: Nettles are high in minerals including calcium and can help back off seasonal allergies. This tasty and refreshing tea is a great way to introduce kids to nettles. Steep 20 minutes to several hours      

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#BEV38: Huckleberry Hawthorn Tea

Ingredient: Two parts huckleberry leaf one part each hawthorn flower and leaf hawthorn berry, rosehips, raspberry leaf One-half part licorice to add sweetness Benefit: Huckleberries are high in antioxidants that protect the eyes, heart and blood vessels. The leaf tea can lower blood sugar and is a useful tonic for diabetics. Hawthorn is a heart […]

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#BEV37: Healthy Bones, Hair, and Nails Tea

Ingredient: Equal parts horsetail nettle red clover Method: These herbs are high in minerals that build strong connective tissue. It is a favorite tea for menopausal women who are at risk for osteoporosis. Steep 20 minutes to several hours. Flavorful herbs like lemon verbena, lemon balm or mint can be added.

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#BEV36: Cold and Flu Tea

Ingredient: Equal parts elderflower peppermint yarrow Method: This is a traditional tea for the onset of colds or flu. It helps fight infections, increases circulation and induces sweating. Steep 15 minutes. Drink hot to help break a fever.

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Bubble Pearl

Bubble Pearl or Tapioca Balls Tapioca balls are translucent spheres; a product of tapioca, a starch extracted from the cassava root. They originated as a cheaper alternative to pearl sago in Southeast Asian cuisine. They are also known as boba, or pearls when in bubble tea. What are tapioca pearls made of? The tapioca pearls […]

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#Bev15: Lemon Berry Tea

The lemon, Citrus limon Osbeck, is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to South Asia, primarily North eastern India. Buy on Amazon Ingredients Berry tea 120 ml. 2 tablespoons sugar Lemon juice 1-2 tablespoons (Depend how you like on lemon) Method put berry tea with hot water about […]

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#Bev14: Berry Milk Tea Smoothie

A berry is a small, pulpy, and often edible fruit. Typically, berries are juicy, rounded, brightly colored, sweet or sour, and do not have a stone or pit, although many pips or seeds may be present. Ingredients  Berry tea 60 ml. 2 tablespoon sugar Fresh milk 60 ml. 2 tablespoons creamer Method Bring Berry tea […]

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