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Carob Tea

Drinking a cup of carob tea after a meal can help to slow the release of sugars into the blood stream, and helps to fend off cravings for sugar-laden desserts.

Ingredients:
  • Roasted, chopped carob pods
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Additions: Use just a bit of raw organic honey to bring out the warm tones of the chocolate-like flavor.
Variations:Carob tea blends well with spices, mints and orange, and makes a soothing, tasty tea on its own.
Recipe Instructions: Decoction :Bring to a slow boil in covered pan. Turn off heat and let steep for 5 minutes. Serve hot.

Tags and Uses for this Remedy

  • Diabetes :Healthy herbs in the kitchen work along with a healthy lifestyle to help prevent and manage diabetes. Baked goods are more diabetic friendly with spices like cinnamon used to lessen the need for sugar.
  • Digestion : Poor digestion, gas and bloating affect us all, and there are plenty of good herbal home remedies that help occasional heartburn.
  • Herbal Decoctions :Unlike infusions, decoctions are boiled. Woody roots, non-aromatic seeds and barks are suited to this method. Tools: You will need a non-reactive, heavy saucepan. I use a Corningware 1 quart pan
  • 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
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