- Red Raspberry Leaves: Rich in calcium, manganese, iron, niacin, citrate of iron, magnesium, selenium, vitamins A and C. It also has moderate amounts of phosphorus, potassium, B vitamins and zinc. Known for helping tones uterine muscles, known to help lessen the possibility of hemorrhage during pregnancy and known to helps boost milk supply in breastfeeding moms.
- Rose hips: Very high in vitamin C, more so than many other herbs and foods. They also contain vitamin A, B vitamins, vitamin E, calcium, iron, manganese, selenium and zinc. They have a wonderful sweet taste.
- Nettle: Highly usable vitamin K, high in minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, selenium, potassium and zinc. Amazing herb, known for supporting kidney function, known for being helpful during pregnancy, known for helping reduce anemia and for boosting milk supply in breastfeeding moms.
- Oatstraw: Rich in calcium, magnesium, iron and selenium. Also high in vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, E and K. Promotes relaxed nerves, supports healthy muscle functioning, supports strong bones and teeth, helps stabilize blood sugar levels, known for supporting and nourishing the pancreas, liver and adrenals.
- Cinnamon: Has medicinal properties, is known for it warming effect and aids in digestion. It also adds a wonderful sweet and spicy flavor to teas.
- Fennel seed: Helps support digestion and is known to help increase and enrich breastmilk in nursing moms. It’s also known to help with colic or gassiness in babies.
Nourishing Herbal Tea Infusion – Enjoy Iced or Hot
- 3 parts dried red raspberry leaves
- 2 parts dried rose hips
- 1 part dried nettle
- 1 part dried oatstraw
- ½ part cinnamon chips
- ½ part dried fennel seed
- ¼ part dried spearmint leaves (optional, omit if using homeopathy)
- 4 cups filtered water
- Ice (optional)
- Raw honey or fresh fruit juice (optional)
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