You Should Know
February 2013 Issue
Reading the Herbal Tea Leaves
A cup of hot herbal tea goes a long way in taking the chill off cold days and long nights. But besides inner warmth, is drinking herbal tea good for you? While naturopathic remedies have included herbal teas to correct health imbalances for years, human trials are scarce. However, these plant-based beverages may still hold health promise. Herbal teas are not from the Camellia sinensis plant, which makes true tea, such as black, green and white teas. Instead, they are an infusion of leaves, stems and aromatic parts of herbs steeped in boiling water.
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