How to Make Cumin, Coriander & Fennel Tea
PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 10 MINUTES
SKILL LEVEL: EASY
SKILL LEVEL: EASY
In Ayurveda teas are the traditional method of delivering the medicinal effects herbs and spices to your body's tissues. Ayurvedic teas generally consist of a single herb or blend of herbs steeped in hot water.
How Can Cumin, Coriander & Fennel Tea Make You Feel Great?
The revitalizing yet mild blend gets right to the point, helping to warm up your circulation. CCF tea stokes metabolism and the digestive fire, restoring vitality where winter sluggishness abounds. Its mild bitterness revs up the detoxification process and purifies the blood. CCF restores tone and tightness to swollen water logged tissues. It is a soothing formula that reduces agitation and inflammation. It restores a calm clarity and spaciousness to a tense mind.
Drip, drip, drip - the sound of melting ice warms the winter-weary. The wetness around you in springtime, making all of that stunning green growth possible, can also manifest in your body, causing a runny nose, digestive mucus, even swelling. CCF Tea clears out water retention. Its flushing action simultaneously cleanses the urinary tract and reduces water weight.
You can make this blend yourself. Or, if you prefer to use organic, fresh, medicinal grade quality ingredients, consider purchasing Cumin, Coriander & Fennel Tea from our herb store.
CONTRAINDICATIONSThis tea is suitable for long term use, all three doshas and for all ages. Since CCF tea is a diuretic, do not drink before bed otherwise you will have to wake up to urinate. Dry Vata individuals should limit intake of diuretics.
WHY SHOULD YOU EAT AYURVEDICALLY?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. An Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body type and the specific imbalances you are working with at any given time. Foods that supplement your specific body type’s needs and digest easily create your menu. Watch as you eat less but feel more satisfied because what you are eating truly nourishes you. Since Ayurveda believes all disease begins in the digestive tract, food is your first medicine. By eating a healthy diet that’s ideal for your body, you experience optimal health.
Is Cumin, Coriander & Fennel Tea Good for Me?
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
DIGESTIVEHerbs that encourage healthy digestive.
CARMINATIVEStimulates the release of gas. Helpful for bloating or cramping abdominal pain. Propels food downward.
ANTISPASMODICHerbs that reduce or inhibit muscle spasms or cramping, such as in asthma, colic or IBS.
APPETIZERHerbs that cleanse the palate & stimulate hunger or desire to eat.
Cleanse and Detox:
ANTIMICROBIALAn agent that kills microorganisms or inhibits their growth. Antimicrobial is an umbrella term that can be broken down into specific categories of target microorganism, such as anti-bacterials, fungals, and virals.
Kidney & Urinary:
DIURETICHerbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.
Lung and Sinus:
DECONGESTANTAn herb that reduces mucus congestion in the sinus or lungs by restricting blood flow to mucus membranes.
EXPECTORANTHerbs that help you cough up and eliminate mucus. These herbs often work by increasing the quantity of mucus, or thinning the mucus.
Mind, Stress & Sleep:
BRAIN-TONICAn herb that strengthens the brain, thereby improves either mental function, stamina, or stability.
GALACTAGOGUEIncreases production of breast milk.
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How to Use Food AyurvedicallyHOW DOES EATING AYURVEDICALLY MAKE YOU FEEL?
Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. Food digests with ease when right for your body type (dosha). Healthy digestion is seen as the cornerstone of well-being in Ayurveda. Healthy digestion generally prevents illness. If you do get sick, a strong digestive fire reduces the severity of illness and increases your resilience. It also improves your mood. Once you begin eating Ayurvedically, you will feel refreshed, vital and strong.
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