Drinking a cup or two of green tea is one for me. I enjoy the taste of organic loose leaf "Everyday Green Tea". I ordered it bulk from the Imperial Tea Company and purchase it from there shop at Ferry Plaza Market in San Francisco.
The list of health benefits are many; Here are just seven!
It may prevent skin damage and wrinkling. EGCG appears to be 200 times more powerful than vitamin E at destroying skin-damaging free radicals. Source Care2
It contains a potent antioxidant Read more...
Natural Aspirin Tea
1 ¾ cup filtered water
1 Kukicha Twig Tea bag
½ Umeboshi plum or ½ teaspoon umeboshi plum paste
1 tablespoon Kuzu
2 drops good quality Tamari
Bring the water to a boil in a small stainless steel pot. Turn off the heat and add the tea bag to steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bag. Put the umeboshi in the pot and stir until dissolved. Place the kuzu into a drinking cup and mix with 2 tablespoons cool water. Slowly stir the kuzu and water into the pot and watch it thicken. Read more...
The holidays can play havoc with well laid dietary resolutions. Fortunately, Umeboshi Plums from Japan is our best friend against a host of haunting upsets!
When picked in salt and purple shiso leaves, it becomes umeboshi. Ume has an amazing ability to balance and brace the system.
It has extensive documentation (some ancient, some recent) showing its effectiveness in cleanly evacuating radioactive strontium 90 from the body, in relieving coughs and nausea, reducing fevers, as an astringent, Read more...