When spring comes, it's time to clear congestion, toxins, and winter weight from your body. Rain & dampness can leave you feeling a little bit heavy. Warm days can aggravate seasonal allergies, and a detox cycle that leaves you feeling sluggish. Spring herbal formulas are designed to wake you up after a long winter of hibernation by rejuvenating your circulation, detoxing your liver, and burning mucus congestion out of the respiratory tract. Below, we have listed some herbal teas whose qualities lend themselves to spring cleaning. Click on the link below each for the full recipe and more information on each.
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- Lemon Rosemary
Lemon and rosemary are wonderful, tasty, stimulating herbs that will move your blood, and cause a little sweating which will leave you feeling light, clear minded, and ready for the next task.
- Cumin Coriander Fennel Tea
A famous Ayurvedic recipe, this tea made by steeping seeds of cumin, coriander and fennel can help you clear toxins, improve your digestion, and refresh your mind.
- Chamomile Lemon Honey Tea
The stimulating combination of chamomile, honey, & lemon warm up your metabolism in early spring and restore a healthy glow to the skin. You can experience the warmth of honey as a mild pungency that stimulates your tongue, raises your heart rate, and warms entire body after consumption. Its ability to disperse spring moisture from mucus membranes is all the more magnified by its diuretic nature.
- Turmeric Cumin Rescue Tea
Warming and anti-inflammatory at the same time, turmeric and cumin complement each other perfectly. For springtime imbalances, there is nothing better. Read more here:
- Dandelion Blossom Lemon Honey Tea
The medicine for ailments of a season is in the flowers and plants that appear. You may have noticed the sudden abundance of dandelions springing up from newly green grass. Pick them, and make this enlivening, medicinal tea. Don't forget the honey though! Dandelions are quite bitter.
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John Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a
healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda.
His approach to Ayurveda exudes a certain ease, which many find enjoyable and insightful.
John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda
, which specializes in digestive tract pathology & Ayurvedic nutrition.
John and his wife Natalie recently published Explore Your Hunger: A Guide to Hunger, Appetite & Food
John's interest in Ayurveda and digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, including his public service work in South Asia.
John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion.
John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing.
In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots,
and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church.
Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick.
That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well.
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