Lily Flower Tea, Herbal April 21, 2010

Filed under: Food and drink — cnesgreen @ 11:56 am

Lily contains many minerals and vitamins, and can reduce fluid retention caused by heart deceases, restore speech and memory, used as a natural tonic in China for health. 

It is useful in curing chronic cough, blood-streaked sputum, chronic low grade fever, insomnia with abundance of dreams, inability to concentrate, restlessness, irritability. It is very efficient in treating neurasthenia.

Petals – bactericide, healing, they can be used for treating various wounds, both externally and internally with a certain cicatrisation effect. They are useful also for easing pain. It can also be used as an expectorant being a liquefier for the bronchial secretions.

It can also be used for the calming effect on the nervous system. It is also helpful for heart conditions because it regulates the heart beats especially in stressful or difficult cases.

It can be used for the following medical conditions: abscesses, burns, nightmares, ocular aches, nervous stimulation, pharyngitis, furuncles, laryngitis, inflammation of the upper respiratory system, ear inflammation, insomnia, otitis, heart palpitations, nail infections, wounds, stress, memory failure, (an internal cure is to be taken with 2-3 cups of tea a day, prepared preferably from petals), dry cough.

First, pour boiling water over a few grams of lily petals. Strain the lily petals and pour away the water. You could consider this step as "waking the petals up" or wash them.

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

Tips: You could put the strained lily petals into the cup again and brew the tea follow the above steps and our highly purified peony buds could be brewed for three times.

Lemon Juice, Chamomile, Mint, Stevia

It is sweet and slightly bitter in its nature ,it can sooth nerves,stop cough and induce sleep .

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.

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

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.

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.

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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