marigold, calendula flower red rose hips with leaves on the bush yellow and pink hibiscus flower on plant

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AFRICAN SUMMER TEA(Cymbopogon Citratus)

WhiteCrow’s African Summer Tea begins with the honeybush which is found in parts of Africa and so named because the flowers smell like honey. The honeybush is related to the rooibos bush and has many nutritious and healing properties. Add in Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus Globulus), Hibiscus (Hibiscus Sabdariffa), Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius)  and Marigolds to provide vitamins, minerals and even more healing properties to create a tea that will not only refresh but will help you lower your cholesterol, blood pressure and strengthen your immune system. Rosehips puts in the finishing touches of zesty sweetness.

HoneyBush is good for coughs and may even lower blood sugar. It can also relieve the symptoms of menopause.

Eucalyptus is anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic, a decongestant, deodorant, antiseptic and antibacterial

Hibiscus is also an anti-inflammatory and is good for digestion and strengthening the immune system. Hibiscus is also good for the relief of high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Safflower is good for managing blood sugar and may lower cholesterol to reduce the risk of heart disease.

Rose Hips are a great source of Vitamin C and are also helpful in treating stomach problems, gallstones and gall bladder issues, constipation and diarrhea, gout, diabetes and high cholesterol.

Marigold is good for coughs and cramps and is also and antiseptic and anti-inflammatory. Makes a good mouthwash for mouth sores. Is being studied for its uses in treating certain types of cancers.

The combinations of all of these teas will help you to not only relax but to stay healthy as well. Drink it cold or hot!



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