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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Take a Cup of Tea and a Bite To eat While You Relax

Chamomile, basil, marjoram, sage or mint help ease stress. Make this simple anxiety relieving tea by mixing in 1 oz. fresh herbs or 1/2 oz dried herbs for every 2 to 3 cups of water.

Elderberry tea is made from elderberry flowers and helps to relax the nerves and help induce sleep as well. This is not to be drank by anyone that is expecting a child.

A tea of bee balm will help to cut insomnia. This tea is used as a mild sedative that helps calm nerves and aids those that struggle with sleep.

Rosemary tea is great to help relieve melancholy or depression. Rosemary Tea is made by brewing leaves and the stem pf the herb rosemary. Rosemary has many culinary usages and thousand years of being used in natural healing. Rosemary contains rosmarinic, caffeic, salicylic acids as well as potassium and antimicrobial, antibacterial and antioxidant compounds. Rosemary can help those with

  • indegistion
  • anemia
  • stress
  • dementia
  • arthritis
  • chronic pain
  • hair loss
  • high blood pressure
  • anxiety
  • stress and depression
  • skin conditions
Make up some rosemary tea:
1 teaspoon of rosemary (dried, fresh or powdered)

1 cup of water (filtered)
1 teaspoon of honey or sugar, if desired

Step 1 – Bring the water to a boil in a small pot and then reduce heat.
Step 2 – Add the rosemary herb to the water and allow it to steep for 5-6 minutes.
Step 3 – Strain the mixture into a teacup
Step 4 – Add sweetener, if desired.

So now that we have a few drinks in mind that may help lets try a bit or two to help relieve anxiety as well. Remember never eat late in the evening and our last meal of the day should always be kept light.

Many have a salad with supper and this may help if lettuce is an ingredient in the salad. Eating lettuce with dinner should help with sleep with pleasant dreams. Mandarin oranges are great as a dish in the evening to help with insomnia. Raw onions is a native American resource to help induce sleep.

Want to relax but need to stay alert?? Then try eating apples

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