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Alfalfa leaf tea
Alfalfa tea is mild and good tasting, and blends well with many other tonic herbs like nettle, mints, and citrus. Chemicals in alfalfa called saponins can help lower blood cholesterol (by impeding intestinal absorption) without affecting heart-healthy HDL cholesterol.
Ingredients:
Alfalfa *
Additions: Lemon, Honey, or Stevia
Variations:Blends well with mint, oat tops, or lemongrass
Recipe Instructions: Herbal Tea :Use 1 to 2 teaspoons of dried alfalfa leaves in a cup of boiling water. Steep until cooled.

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Cancer Prevention :There are many nourishing herbs that have anti-tumor properties which can and should be incorporated into a healthy lifestyle.
  • Cholesterol : High cholesterol is directly linked to diet and lifestyle and as such, using herbs as medicinal foods should be a first line defense and treatment.
  • Herbal Teas :Herbal Tea - This method is commonly referred to as a standard brew., or herbal infusion. Herbal tea making is just as much of an art as it is a science
  • Osteoporosis :Although osteoporosis can affect both men and women, it is more prevalent in women, especially women who have gone through menopause and have lower levels of bone protecting estrogen in their bodies.
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