How to Make Chamomile, Lemon & Honey Tea
PREP TIME: 0 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 5 MINUTES
1. Squeeze 1 wedge of lemon into an empty cup. Add chamomile.
How Can Chamomile, Lemon & Honey Tea Make You Feel Great?
Relax Your MindChamomile is known for its ability to soothe an anxious Kapha mind, as the aromatic qualities relax and refresh your nervous system, coaxing your body to sleep. As an antispasmodic, its muscle relaxing properties are useful in headaches due to colicky blood vessels. But be careful! These soothing qualities of chamomile are easily outdone by the dryness it provokes in Vata constitutions. Its diuretic qualities may wake you up in the middle of the night. needing to visit the bathroom.
Early Spring TonicThe 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.
Relieve Muscle StiffnessLemon and chamomile liquefy stagnant lymph, reducing not only swelling in lymph nodes, but flushing heaviness and stiffness out of the muscles. Your limbs will begin to feel light and agile as Chamomile's mild analgesic properties provide further muscle relief.
Improve Sluggish DigestionChamomile's bitter and aromatic tastes are perfectly combined to penetrate and dry up mucus in the GI tract, to stimulate digestion, and to expel gas. To this effect it may be combined with other digestive stimulants like ginger to reduce all forms of sluggish digestion, from acid reflux to loss of appetite.
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 Chamomile, Lemon & Honey 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.
ANTISPASMODICHerbs that reduce or inhibit muscle spasms or cramping, such as in asthma, colic or IBS.
STOMACHICAn herb that increases appetite or settles a nauseas or nervous stomach. These generally increase the digestive fire, therefore relieving symptoms of sluggish or difficult digestion.
CARMINATIVEStimulates the release of gas. Helpful for bloating or cramping abdominal pain. Propels food downward.
DIGESTIVEHerbs that encourage healthy digestive.
ANALGESICRelieves or reduces feelings of pain without eliminating sensation.
Lung and Sinus:
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:
SEDATIVESedative herbs create a sense of calm in the mind and body by specifically calming or quieting the nervous system. Excellent for anxiety, stress and chronic pain.
NERVINEHerbs that specifically go to the nervous system and brain. They can help with stress, memory, early alzheimer?s, even chronic pain.
Skin Care & Beauty:
DIAPHORETICAn herb that induces sweating, often by dilating blood vessels close to the skin.
MUSCLE-TONICHerbs that strengthen and tone muscle tissue. Helpful for people recovering from long term illness and debility, or after a sprain.
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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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