Harvesting and drying the medical herbs from our gardens is a satisfying adventure. It's the perfect time of year to package the harvest as the weather cools and sun sits low on the horizon. This mixture is mostly from the mint family and used as a digestive for a stomach-calming yet invigorating tonic mix. Steep the mixture in a French press or a in a cup of hot water and strain, then add a purple bergamot flower to float on the top for the full effect.
Hysoop: Overall digestion is a common benefit of drinking hyssop tea
Bergamot leaves and purple flowers: (bee balm): used as an antiseptic, carminative (helps with gas), diaphoretic, diuretic and stimulant. A tea of infused bergamot is used internally in the treatment of colds, catarrh, headaches, and gastric disorders, to reduce low fevers and soothe sore throat, to relieve flatulence, nausea, menstrual pain, and insomnia.Can also be used in the bath.
Mountain Mint: a pick-me-up winter tea which has been used in the treatment of menstrual cramps, indigestion, gum disease, colic, coughs, colds, chills & fevers.
Calendula Flowers: Calendula tea is usually beneficial with gastrointestinal problems
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