|Chamomile: Because of its soothing and sedative effects, Chamomile Tea is considered a preventive and the sole-known remedy for nightmares. Prepare Chamomile Tea in a covered vessel to prevent the escape of steam; the medicinal value is impaired by any evaporation. The tea should brew ten minutes before straining.
Lavender: Lavender Tea, made in moderate strength, relieves headaches, fatigue, and exhaustion.
Fennel: Fennel helps reduce the appetite, is used as a sedative for small children, improves digestion, reduces coughs, and helps heal cancer patients after radiation and chemotherapy treatments.
Ginger: Ginger strengthens and heals the respiratory system and fights off colds and flu by removing congestion, soothing sore throats, and relieving headaches and body aches. It also combats motion sickness.
Ginseng: Ginseng lowers blood pressure, increases endurance, aids in relieving depression, and is a sexual stimulant. It tones the body during stress and helps one overcome fatigue. Drink Ginseng tea during menopause to rejuvenate your system and balance hormones.
Red Raspberry: This tea strengthens the uterine wall during pregnancy, reduces the pain of childbirth, and helps to reduce false labor pains. After childbirth, it is used to decrease uterine swelling and cut down on postpartum bleeding. It eases menstrual cramps.
Ginkgo Biloba: European studies suggest that Ginkgo helps to increase blood flow to the brain and increases sharpness, alertness, and memory. Ginkgo was recently approved in Germany for the treatment of cognitive impairments, such as Alzheimer's and dementia. Ginkgo leaves have been used medicinally for at least 5,000 years for the treatment of memory loss in the elderly, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, depression, and heart disease.
Rosemary: Drink hot Rosemary Tea for headaches, colic, colds, and nervousness. Rosemary, a stimulant of the circulatory system, treats migraines, bad breath, and stimulates the sexual organs. It remedies nervous disorders and upset stomachs and regulates the menstrual cycle and eases cramps.
Yarrow: Yarrow acts as a blood purifier and heals the glandular system. It has been used as a part of diabetes' treatments and as a remedy for gum ailments and toothaches. It also is used in formulas for treating colds, flues, and fevers. Pregnant women should avoid this herb.