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Wednesday, 20 July 2011

herbal tea

Besides a special diet, the astrologists have an herbal tea to recommend to each sign which will make you feel better, boost your energy and help you cope with stress and life’s pressures.
Aries 21. march - 20. april
When an Aries is upset, frustrated, worried or stressed out, this tea will help alleviate the tension and relieve headache:
angelica root – 20g,
valerian – 10g,
thyme – 10g.
Mix all herbs together.
Infuse a handful of the mix in 1 ½ litter of boiling water, strain and drink in small amounts.
Taurus 21. april - 20. may
Taurus loves to eat in general and likes stews, which isn’t the healthiest choice.
Here’s a tea to help your digestive tract cope with some overindulgence on your part:
marjoram – 10g,
anise – 10g,
rosemary – 15g,
linden flowers – 10g,
thyme – 20g.
Infuse 1 tbs of the mix in ¼ litter of boiling water.
Drink half a glass after each meal.
Gemini 21. may - 21. june
Gemini needs sleep to get back in shape.
Here’s a soothing tea:
white campion – 10g,
balm flowers – 15g.
A handful of the mix for 1 litter of boiling water, let it brew.
Drink ½ glass several times a day.
Cancer 22. june - 22. july
Cancer needs a good sleep to look good. If you have some worries, here’s a tea for after lunch:
poppy petals – 30g,
willow pussies – 30g,
marjoram – 60g.
Brew like regular tea, only a little longer. Sweeten with honey.
Leo 23. july - 23. aug.
Your heart is weak as both your love and medical records show.
This herbal tea will help you tame your passions and boost your immune system:
anise – 15g,
balm – 10g,
linden flowers – 10g,
Roman chamomile – 15g.
Infuse 1 tbs of the herbs in ½ litter of boiling water.
Drink half a glass three times a day.
Virgo 24. aug. - 23. sep.
Virgos are often hypochondriacs, and they love to experiment with new recipes and novel diets.
Here’s a tea that can help alleviate tension and has a beneficial effect on the bowels:
marjoram – 25g,
peppermint – 25g,
sage – 5g,
lavender – 25g.
Infuse 1 tbs of the herbs in a glass of boiling water.
Drink in the mornings and in the evenings.
Libra 24. sep. - 23. oct.
Libras are known to be gourmets, but they don’t take well to adventurous cooking.
This herbal tea will help you refresh:
mallow – 50g,
pansy – 50g.
Infuse 1 tbs of the herbs in a glass of boiling water for 15 minutes.
Drink first thing in the morning on an empty stomach, don’t add any sugar.
Scorpio 24. oct. - 22. nov.
Scorpio doesn’t like to care about leading a healthy lifestyle. You still need to cleanse every once in a while.
This tea will help:
buckthorn bark – 25g,
restharrow root – 25g,
shepherd’s purse – 50g,
yarrow – 50g.
1 tbs of the herbs for a glass of boiling water. Let brew.
Drink first thing in the morning on an empty stomach.
Sagittarius 23. nov. - 21. dec.
Sagittarius has to eat healthy if they want to avoid liver problems. If your liver does play up, however, here’s a tea that should help: ash-tree root – 20g, trigonella – 10g, pansy – 15g. Boil 4 tbs of the herbs in a litter of water for 5 minutes. Drink two or three times a day.
Capricorn 22. dec. - 20. jan.
Capricorns are focused on work and don’t care much about what they eat. Capricorns get mad and worry about things a lot, which is bad for digestion.
Here’s a tea that improves digestion:
balm leaf – 10g,
blueberries – 10g.
1 tbs of the mix for ¼ litter of boiling water.
Drink between meals.
Aquarius 21. jan. - 20. feb. 
Aquarius has a poor blood circulation, which means you tend to feel cold.
This herbal tea will increase blood circulation:
shepherd’s purse – 30g,
nut-tree leaf – 30g,
absinthe – 30g.
Infuse 1 tbs of the herbs in 1 glass of boiling water for 15 minutes.
Drink two glasses daily on an empty stomach.
Pisces 21. feb. - 20. march
Pisces thrive in an atmosphere of peace and harmony.
Here is the recipe of a restorative and energizing tea:
20 g of Roman chamomile flowers,
5g gentian root.
Infuse 1 tbs of the mix in ½ l boiling water.
Drink in the morning and in the evening.

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