This year’s Herbal Medicine Week is from 16th t0 24th June. To celebrate this event, all throughout the week UK medical herbalists will be making a rather big deal of the benefits of natural remedies. Talks, walks and Q&A sessions are planned to inform and entertain the public on all areas of the topic.
There’s something in it for smokers too, providing your set goal is still to give up. Herbal tea is among the quit smoking options publicised on our treatment list, as an alternative to the usual lines of defence: patches, gum and spray. The tea range shown below, might just be your solution should you want to turn over a new leaf.
Mimosa is a shrub from southern Mexico or Brazil. Said to offer a sense of calm and serenity when drunk as tea. May provide temporary respite from usually withdrawal symptoms, such as anxiety, depression, and headaches.
Skullcap and chamomile teas are synonymous with easing anxiety and nervous tension. Penelope Sach, author of Healing and Cleansing With Herbal Tea, goes as far as championing this tea as a sure-fire way to help reduce cravings.
Lobelia extract can act as an expectorant that helps clean the lungs. Other properties work to relieve muscle tension. Lobelia is to be used with caution, as side effects, including nausea and restlessness are not uncommon.
A popular choice for calming nerves, otherwise celebrated for having high levels of antioxidants. These two teas are also said to remove bad toxins from the system, for routine cleansing.
If you or someone you know will appreciate using quit tea to break a smoking habit, take the next step and choose your treatment.
"And Quit Tea, http://www.quittea.comon Tuesday, June 19, 2012
"are you sure this works?on Friday, June 22, 2012
"Thank you for the tip, looking forward to a cuppa instead of a cigarette. Let's hope the pangs fade!on Friday, June 22, 2012
"Great article, tried tea before. It doesn't make you think you want to quit but what a great distraction, all the same.on Friday, June 22, 2012
"Mimosa tea tastes lovely, makes you feel so relxaed.on Monday, June 25, 2012