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Skullcap tea

Despite the rather ominous sounding name, skullcap has been used for centuries by herbalists as an effective nerve tonic and sedative. Its common uses include relief of nervous tension, anxiety and nerve pain. Skullcap tea before bed helps to calm all those nagging aches, pains and worries that can interfere with a restful sleep. For daytime pain, blend skullcap with yerba mate, or green tea so you don't get sleepy.

Ingredients:
Skullcap *
Additions: Honey, Lemon
Variations:Mixes well with lemon balm, chamomile, or linden
Recipe Instructions: Herbal Tea :When using as a tea, drink hot for the best effects.. For more severe pain, you may want to spike your tea with a few drops of skullcap tincture.

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Headache/Migraine :Headaches can be triggered by a variety of factors, such as muscle tension, fatigue and emotional upsets.
  • 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
  • Holiday_stress :Holiday Blues? This is the time of year we let go and indulge ourselves in rich foods and strong drink.
  • Hypertension :A holistic approach combining the use of carefully chosen herbal remedies, along with lifestyle changes can go a long way to improve the overall cardiovascular health and lower blood pressure.
  • Pain Relief :Herbal remedies can bring blessed relief from body aches, sore muscles, headaches and arthritis pain..
  • Sleep/Insomnia :For light to moderate sleeping problems there are effective and safe herbal remedies.
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