Our Herb Supplements are useful added to your favorite tea blends or brewed as teas themselves.
Organic Dandelion Root Herb
Experience the therapeutic benefits of dandelion root. In traditional medicine, dandelion root is used to improve energy levels, reduce inflammation and ease digestion problems. Dandelion root comes in a few different forms. Dandelion root tea is a nice way to relax and still receive the plant's benefits. Add a squeeze of honey to this caffeine-free tea for a sweeter taste.
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Organic Echinacea Herb
Echinacea is an herbal remedy people often use to treat the common cold. Many people believe that the plant can boost the immune system and reduce the severity or length of colds. Use Echinacea in a tea by itself or add as a supplement to other teas; caffeine free.
Organic Fennel Seed Herb
Fennel is a highly aromatic herb, the seeds of which are commonly used as spices and in a variety of culinary and medicinal applications. Tea made by steeping fennel seeds in hot water is enjoyable for pleasure, but this preparation is also regarded in natural medicine as having distinct health benefits. Fennel is a gentle antigas and antispasmodic, relieves colic, gas and bloating. It is also good for chronic indigestion, reduces bad breath, belching, and acts as an antibacterial in the mouth. Each bag contains 2ozs.
Organic Ginger Root Herb
Ginger root (Zingiber officinale) is well known as a remedy for travel sickness, nausea and indigestion and is used for wind, colic, irritable bowel, loss of appetite, chills, cold, flu, poor circulation, menstrual cramps, dyspepsia (bloating, heartburn, flatulence), indigestion and gastrointestinal problems such as gas and stomach cramps. Ginger is a powerful anti-inflammatory herb and there has been much recent interest in its use for joint problems. Each bag contains 2.25ozs.
Organic Licorice Root Herb
Licorice root has an impressive list of well documented uses and is probably one of the most over-looked of all herbal remedies. Licorice root contains many anti-depressant compounds and is an excellent alternative to St. John's Wort. Licorice root has 50 times the sweetness of sugar. Like any other medicinal herb, licorice root should be used with care.
Organic Milk Thistle Seed Herb
Milk thistle seed (Silybum marianum) has a history dating back over two thousand years as a favorite among herbalists for its positive effects on the liver and gallbladder. The ancient philosophers praised the herb for liver cleansing. Now, milk thistle is one of the most well-researched plants for liver support applications. The seeds contain the highest concentrations of the active compound, silymarin. Silymarin is an antioxidant that reduces free radical production and may also inhibit the binding of toxins to the liver.
Organic Nettle Leaf Herb
Nettle leaf tea is commonly known as stinging nettle. Stinging nettle tea is thought to improve a number of urinary problems. It is a diuretic, which means it takes extra fluid out of your body. The natural anti-inflammatory properties of this tea can also ease mild swelling and mild pain in the joints of the body. Nettle tea is known to contain iron which can be useful for supporting women"s health.
Organic Passion Flower Leaf Herb
Passion Flower tea has been used to treat anxiety and tension and as a sedative and to calm muscle tension and is often preferred over prescription sedatives because it does not affect respiratory rate or mental clarity. Although the use of passionflower tea in dealing with stress has been well documented, adequate precaution has to be taken not to go overboard in its use. For the optimal help with sleep Dr. Oz recommends combining and steeping passion flower tea with Valerian Tea.
Organic Red Raspberry Leaf Herb
The tea leaf contains vitamins A, B, C and D, as well as phosphorous, potassium, calcium and is a rich source of iron. The tea has been long known to have potent anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and astringent properties. The alkoloid, fragine, in red raspberry leaves is known for its ability to tone muscles of the uterus and pelvic area, making it effective in reducing pain when giving birth. In addition to being beneficial to pregnant women, red raspberry leaf tea is used for various other health issues.
Organic Senna Leaf Herb
A natural laxative, Senna is a primary component of many commercial colon cleansers and diet pills. Senna acts on the smooth muscles of the colon to instigate bowel movements. It is primarily used as an effective relief from occasional constipation. Steep one tea spoon of Senna for 3 minutes in 6 to 8 ounces water to produce a bowel movement within 6 to 12 hours. Do not exceed recommended dosage; Senna is extremely potent and considered toxic in excess.
Organic Valerian Root Herb
One of the oldest and most useful remedies on the books, the use of valerian root tea dates all the way back to the 4th century, when it was written about by Hippocrates. He prescribed it as a possible cure for insomnia or other sleep disorders, which is what it is still primarily used for to this day. Other uses for valerian root can include the treatment of nervous disorders, anxiety, and stress. It has a strong calming effect that many people prefer to prescription painkillers or sedatives, because it comes with far less side effects and is considered to be safer.
Specialty Herbs
Organic Lavender Flowers Herb
Lavender flowers, or Lavandula angustifolia, are a beautiful herb that hold a multitude of culinary, cosmetic and medicinal uses. Organic Lavender Flowers Select are used by some to make a gentle strengthening tonic. The aromatic properties of Lavender Flowers make it quite useful in as an extra in lotions and creams. They are used extensively in perfumes, soaps and sachets. Lavender water, made from the essential oil, is recommended in therapeutic baths for its relaxant properties. This calming oil can have a sedative action. A small amount of Lavender Flowers, Lavandula angustifolia, added to ordinary oils makes a useful application.
Tea Store Specialty Herbs
$6.00
Select from our selection of specialty organic herbs and roots. Each zip lock re-closable bag contains 4ozs of herbs (unless otherwise noted)
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Organic Turmeric Powder Herb
One of the most easily recognizable spices used in middle eastern cuisine, turmeric (Curcumas longa) has a slightly bitter, warm taste. A close relation to ginger, the turmeric shrub is primarily cultivated in southeast Asia and parts of Africa. It is often used as part of food seasonings for spicy curries and pungent mustards. Like other strong organic spices, turmeric is typically used in a ground form for culinary purposes.
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