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Forget-me-nots Flower Tea April 19, 2010

Filed under: Live Space — cnesgreen @ 2:24 pm

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The Forget-me-nots are the genus Myosotis of flowering plants in the family Boraginaceae. It is known for its beautiful bright purple flowers.

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The name was borrowed from Old French "ne m’oubliez pas" and first used in English in c.1532. Loans and translations of it can be found in most European and some non-European languages.

Legend has it that in medieval times, a knight and his lady were walking along the side of a river. He picked a posy of flowers, but because of the weight of his armour he fell into the river. As he was drowning he threw the posy to his loved one and shouted "Forget-me-not". This is a flower connected with romance and tragic fate. It was often worn by ladies as a sign of faithfulness and enduring love.

Other names: Scalavender, Myosotis scorpioides

Forget Me Not Flower Tea is a caffeine-free tea. It helps to reduce high blood pressure, smoothes the nerves and promotes restful sleep. It also promotes skin beauty and drank for slimming purposes.

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The forget-me-not contains abundant vitamin C that can help to reduce the chances of growing wrinkles and freckles. 

Herbalist doctor’s viewpoint

Its good for eyes, detoxification, restore better skin, nourishing blood, increase body metabolism, improve immune function, anti-virus, and anti-cancer.

Its good for liver, beauty whitening, and also the elimination of freckles and acne.

Its also help to delay cell aging, improve immunity and metabolism, can effectively adjust the woman’s menstruation problems, is a healthy drink of choice for women.

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Take optional quantity of forget-me-not flowers.

Pour boiling water over the flowers. Strain it and pour away the water.

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Then, pour the water over the flowers again and wait for 3-5mins. Then strain the rosebuds, add a little honey to taste (optional) and enjoy.

Tips: You could put the strained jasmine flowers into the cup again and brew the tea follow the above steps and our highly purified flowers could be brewed for at least three times.

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This tea can be mixed with rose bud, stevia sweet leaf or honey to enhance its flavor.

stevia

 

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This Forget Me Not Tea has a grassy, fresh taste and an elegant fragrance.

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Once a bag of herbals or flowers is opened, The herbals could be kept in ambient and dry conditions such as in the living room, the study or the office, but it must be completely away from light, moisture, smell and heat. 

An airtight container or a vacuum tank is an ideal storage solution.

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Sealed Clips are also a good choice for opened packaging bags.

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The quality of the herbals lasts longer if they are kept in the fridge. But please make sure the package is sealed and cover with a box to insulate from temperature change.

In addition, if the bag is taken in and out from the fridge very often, this will cause heat stress to the herbals as temperature is increased and decreased very frequently. Air will be drawn from outside and condensation will occur.

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That is why we packed our herbals into small sealed packaging bags instead of large bags or boxes. You could open a small bag of the herbal and enjoy its freshness while the other bags are sealed and well kept in the fridge.

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Many alternative medicine health care providers feel that using certain herbal teas during pregnancy is a great way to support optimal pregnancy health. Herbal teas can often provide an additional source of nutrients such as calcium, magnesium, and iron.

However, due to the lack of studies on most herbs, the FDA encourages caution when consuming herbal teas during pregnancy.

It is always best to talk with a qualified medical professional about any herbal teas that you are interested in drinking.

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