Tea - It's for what ails you

Can you believe the weather? 
For us in California we have experienced an extended wet and cold season...mind you we have had a few gorgeous California days...but today as I post it is rainy and chilly outside.  So this post is most appropriate as I light the fireplace and contemplate curling up in my favorite chair.

Herbal teas have been used medicinally for centuries.
Sipping your favorite cup of tea not only warms you up but it can also help tackle common health problems.

What is a Herbal Tea?
A herbal tea is made from either a single plant or a combination of plants. Different teas can be made using various parts of the plant which include the leaves, seeds, fruits, flowers, roots, bark or stems of the plant. The type of plant often dictates which part will be used. For example to make a chamomile tea, the flowers are used, to make peppermint tea, the leaves are used, and to make ginger tea, the roots are used. The herbs can be fresh or dried. They are then seeped in a cup of hot water, to create an infusion which...

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