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Therapeutic Tea

This is surely a day for therapeutic teas especially as I feel a little run down. I love making my tea, it fills me with a great sense of well-being! Today’s tea is a mixture of Echinacea and Milk thistle.

Echinacea is well know and researched for it's......

✔️immune boosting properties ✔️high in antioxidants which will help body defend against oxidative stress ✔️May help lower blood pressure ✔️May reduce feelings of anxiety ✔️Has anti inflammatory properties ........ Milk Thistle works to support Liver function and repair as well as the Spleen and Gallbladder. The seeds are a concentrated source of the antioxidant bioflavonoid Silymarin which is......

✔️immune boosting ✔️anti-inflammatory ✔️improves bile production to break down fat ✔️stimulate digestive enzymes ✔️protects liver and helps remove toxins

✔️increase glutathione our master antioxidant ...... When we nourish the Liver our whole body benefits.

(Note: Milk thistle should be avoided if you have an oestrogen sensitive condition, also Avoid both if pregnant and consult doctor if on medications) ........ Instructions Crush 1 tbsp of milk thistle seeds in a mortar and add 3 cups of boiling water to the pot, add 1 tbsp of Echinacea and steep for about 10mins, strain and drink ( you can top up with some boiling water)


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