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Flower Power Tea for Relaxation and Wellbeing

Updated on March 12, 2020
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Emily is a clinical herbalist trained at the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and under master herbalist Michael Tierra

Feel the Peace
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It's hard to feel peaceful in this busy world. Try Flower Power Tea and let its floral flavors unwind your tension. The herbs in this simple blend have relaxing and antidepressant properties–perfect after a hard day’s work.

Flower Power Tea Recipe

For each small pot of tea:

2 tbsp Chamomile flowers

1 tbsp Rose petals

1/2 tsp Lavender flowers

3 cups of boiling water

Steep chamomile and rose for 8 minutes. Add lavender and steep for another two minutes. Be sure to steep with a tight-fitting lid to trap natural essential oils that would otherwise evaporate.

Enjoy as is or add raw, unfiltered honey.

Flowers are delicate and lose their freshness and potency quickly. Try to find organic, high quality herbs for maximum effect. The author recommends buying online from Mountain Rose Herbs.

Chamomile tea is gentle enough for babies but powerful enough to soothe stressed-out grown ups into sleep.
Chamomile tea is gentle enough for babies but powerful enough to soothe stressed-out grown ups into sleep. | Source

Properties of the Herbs

Chamomile provides calming magnesium and is well known as an herbal sedative. One of the mildest medicinal herbs around, it is also one of the most consistently effective. It is especially beneficial for stressed out, irritable, or overly sensitive nervous systems. Chamomile not only soothes but builds nervous system strength with its abundant mineral content.

Rose soothes the heart. It is used as a mild antidepressant in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. Rose is believed to help circulate stuck “qi,” or energy, a situation that is associated with stress and mental depression in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Like chamomile, it gently promotes blood circulation, and both herbs can be helpful in mild cases of PMS pain and low mood. Rose is particularly called on by herbalists in cases of grief, sometimes combined with mimosa flower and the famous heart remedy, hawthorn.

Lavender uplifts the spirit, calms nervous tension and relieves mild headaches. Like rose petals, it is considered antidepressant. Lavender can taste bitter if steeped too long. You might consider adding it to the brew later than the other herbs if you find its taste overpowering.

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Herbal Medicine from the Heart of the Earth by Sharol Marie Tilgner,

Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Vol. II Material Mecica by Michael & Lesley Tierra.

Copyright Emily Snelling 2011.

The statements in this article have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose or treat any medical condition.

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and does not substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, and/or dietary advice from a licensed health professional. Drugs, supplements, and natural remedies may have dangerous side effects. If pregnant or nursing, consult with a qualified provider on an individual basis. Seek immediate help if you are experiencing a medical emergency.


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