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{"id":390467675,"title":"Diet Mix - Louisa (lemon verbena) and Symida (birch) - 40 g","handle":"diet-mix-of-louiza-and-symida","description":"\u003cp\u003eThis is a great mild, light tea containing blend of birch and lemon verbena. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eBIRCH\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cb\u003e- Betula pendula, \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cb\u003eBetula rentula\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cb\u003e, Betula spp. - (Symida) - Betulaceae Family\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003eCommon names: black birch, silver birch, sweet birch, white birch\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eHISTORY OF USE\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThere are over 30 species of Birch. They are widely cultivated as landscape trees and were once used to make writing paper. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBirch leaves are commonly used in Europe for medicinal purposes. Its traditional use is to help remove metabolic wastes from the blood, muscles, and joints. In North America, Native Americans used birch for a wide variety of purposes including making canoes, baskets, dishes, dyes, and medicines. Even to this day, birch is valued as a source of medicine, lumber, and more. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eCULINARY USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eA pleasant, wintergreen-like flavor can be attributed to birch bark and twigs. Some species of birch are used to make beer.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMEDICINAL USE \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eUrinary System:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThe tea of the leaves is a nonirritating diuretic, that removes waste products without inflaming the kidneys (Matthew Wood). Can be safely used with kidney ailments. Dissolves kidney stones and arthritic deposits. Opens the sweat glands, which assists removal of wastes from kidneys. Can be used for bladder infections, kidney stones.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eRespiratory System:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003e Dry, irritable coughs, colds. Can be used in intermittent fever.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eWomen’s Health: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBeneficial to use in slow postpartum recovery.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eOther: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003eTraditional uses include for edema, rheumatic complaints, arthritis, fibromyalgia. Powerful pain reliever that does not irritate the stomach. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eExternal Use:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThe tea, mixed with nettles, can be used as a hair rinse, and is common hair tonic in Europe, reported to help grow healthy hair. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eInfused in olive oil and used alone or as a base for a salve, it has helped relieve pain of arthritis.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eUsed topically birch is known to aid eczema and psoriasis. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eFLAVOR \u0026amp; ENERGETICS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eSweet, bitter, astringent, aromatic\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eACTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eDiaphoretic, diuretic, astringent, antiviral, antitumor, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic. Externally, anodyne and soothing.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCONSTITUENTS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eOil of wintergreen, methyl salicylate, phytochemicals \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCAUTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBirch leaves should not be used for swelling or edema where there is reduced heart or kidney function. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eTEA BLENDS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eGreeks use Birch combined with Lemon Verbena to assist in weight loss as it helps remove metabolic wastes from the body. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eDISCLAIMER\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThis information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e----------------------------------------------------------\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cb\u003eLEMON VERBENA\u003c\/b\u003e - \u003cb\u003eAloysia triphylla\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cb\u003e(Louisa)\u003c\/b\u003e - \u003cb\u003eVerbena Family\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCommon names: verbena, vervain, Louisa herb\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHISTORY OF USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eAloysia triphylla is named after Queen Maria Louisa, wife of  King Carlos IV of Spain. It was brought to Europe from Chile and Argentina by Spanish explorers in the 1600s. Its aromatic lemon oil was used widely in cooking and in perfumery. It has wide culinary usage, can be enjoyed as a beverage tea, and also has benefits as a medicinal tea. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCULINARY USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eEuropeans commonly used Lemon Verbena to flavor fruit-based drinks, fruit salad dressings, fish dishes, marinades, puddings, as it pairs well with fruits, vanilla, and seafood dishes.\u003cbr\u003eLemon Verbena retains its lemony flavor during cooking, so you can use finely crumbled leaves in place of lemon zest in recipes, as well as add to batters of quick breads (banana, carrot, and zucchini breads). \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eMEDICINAL USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDigestive System\u003c\/b\u003e: Lemon verbena is excellent for use with indigestion and gas. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eNervous System:\u003c\/b\u003e Also a relaxant, to calm the nerves, lifts a depressive state. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eRespiratory System:\u003c\/b\u003e Use in teas for colds and fevers.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eFLAVOR \u0026amp; ENERGETICS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eLemon aromatic, dispersive, bitter\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHERBAL ACTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eantispasmodic, sedative, febrifuge, nervine, diuretic\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCAUTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eUse caution if lemon verbena is taken for a prolonged period of time. It has been known to cause stomach irritations in long-term doses. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eTEA BLENDS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCold and Fever Tea: For a cooling effect, pair with rosehips, marshmallow leaf.  To help break a fever, pair with yarrow and or mint.\u003cbr\u003eFor stomach comfort: pair with mint, spearmint, or marshmallow root.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDISCLAIMER\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. 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They are widely cultivated as landscape trees and were once used to make writing paper. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBirch leaves are commonly used in Europe for medicinal purposes. Its traditional use is to help remove metabolic wastes from the blood, muscles, and joints. In North America, Native Americans used birch for a wide variety of purposes including making canoes, baskets, dishes, dyes, and medicines. Even to this day, birch is valued as a source of medicine, lumber, and more. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eCULINARY USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eA pleasant, wintergreen-like flavor can be attributed to birch bark and twigs. Some species of birch are used to make beer.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cb\u003e \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eMEDICINAL USE \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eUrinary System:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThe tea of the leaves is a nonirritating diuretic, that removes waste products without inflaming the kidneys (Matthew Wood). Can be safely used with kidney ailments. Dissolves kidney stones and arthritic deposits. Opens the sweat glands, which assists removal of wastes from kidneys. Can be used for bladder infections, kidney stones.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eRespiratory System:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003e Dry, irritable coughs, colds. Can be used in intermittent fever.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eWomen’s Health: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBeneficial to use in slow postpartum recovery.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eOther: \u003c\/b\u003e\u003cspan\u003eTraditional uses include for edema, rheumatic complaints, arthritis, fibromyalgia. Powerful pain reliever that does not irritate the stomach. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eExternal Use:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThe tea, mixed with nettles, can be used as a hair rinse, and is common hair tonic in Europe, reported to help grow healthy hair. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eInfused in olive oil and used alone or as a base for a salve, it has helped relieve pain of arthritis.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eUsed topically birch is known to aid eczema and psoriasis. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eFLAVOR \u0026amp; ENERGETICS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eSweet, bitter, astringent, aromatic\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eACTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eDiaphoretic, diuretic, astringent, antiviral, antitumor, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic. Externally, anodyne and soothing.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCONSTITUENTS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eOil of wintergreen, methyl salicylate, phytochemicals \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCAUTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBirch leaves should not be used for swelling or edema where there is reduced heart or kidney function. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eTEA BLENDS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eGreeks use Birch combined with Lemon Verbena to assist in weight loss as it helps remove metabolic wastes from the body. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003eDISCLAIMER\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThis information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e----------------------------------------------------------\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cb\u003eLEMON VERBENA\u003c\/b\u003e - \u003cb\u003eAloysia triphylla\u003c\/b\u003e \u003cb\u003e(Louisa)\u003c\/b\u003e - \u003cb\u003eVerbena Family\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCommon names: verbena, vervain, Louisa herb\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHISTORY OF USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eAloysia triphylla is named after Queen Maria Louisa, wife of  King Carlos IV of Spain. It was brought to Europe from Chile and Argentina by Spanish explorers in the 1600s. Its aromatic lemon oil was used widely in cooking and in perfumery. It has wide culinary usage, can be enjoyed as a beverage tea, and also has benefits as a medicinal tea. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCULINARY USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eEuropeans commonly used Lemon Verbena to flavor fruit-based drinks, fruit salad dressings, fish dishes, marinades, puddings, as it pairs well with fruits, vanilla, and seafood dishes.\u003cbr\u003eLemon Verbena retains its lemony flavor during cooking, so you can use finely crumbled leaves in place of lemon zest in recipes, as well as add to batters of quick breads (banana, carrot, and zucchini breads). \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eMEDICINAL USE\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDigestive System\u003c\/b\u003e: Lemon verbena is excellent for use with indigestion and gas. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eNervous System:\u003c\/b\u003e Also a relaxant, to calm the nerves, lifts a depressive state. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eRespiratory System:\u003c\/b\u003e Use in teas for colds and fevers.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eFLAVOR \u0026amp; ENERGETICS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eLemon aromatic, dispersive, bitter\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eHERBAL ACTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eantispasmodic, sedative, febrifuge, nervine, diuretic\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eCAUTIONS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eUse caution if lemon verbena is taken for a prolonged period of time. It has been known to cause stomach irritations in long-term doses. \u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eTEA BLENDS\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eCold and Fever Tea: For a cooling effect, pair with rosehips, marshmallow leaf.  To help break a fever, pair with yarrow and or mint.\u003cbr\u003eFor stomach comfort: pair with mint, spearmint, or marshmallow root.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003cb\u003eDISCLAIMER\u003c\/b\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Diet Mix - Louisa (lemon verbena) and Symida (birch) - 40 g

Product Description

This is a great mild, light tea containing blend of birch and lemon verbena. 

BIRCH - Betula pendula, Betula rentula, Betula spp. - (Symida) - Betulaceae Family
Common names: black birch, silver birch, sweet birch, white birch

HISTORY OF USE
There are over 30 species of Birch. They are widely cultivated as landscape trees and were once used to make writing paper. Birch leaves are commonly used in Europe for medicinal purposes. Its traditional use is to help remove metabolic wastes from the blood, muscles, and joints. In North America, Native Americans used birch for a wide variety of purposes including making canoes, baskets, dishes, dyes, and medicines. Even to this day, birch is valued as a source of medicine, lumber, and more. 

CULINARY USE
A pleasant, wintergreen-like flavor can be attributed to birch bark and twigs. Some species of birch are used to make beer.

MEDICINAL USE

Urinary System: The tea of the leaves is a nonirritating diuretic, that removes waste products without inflaming the kidneys (Matthew Wood). Can be safely used with kidney ailments. Dissolves kidney stones and arthritic deposits. Opens the sweat glands, which assists removal of wastes from kidneys. Can be used for bladder infections, kidney stones.
Respiratory System: Dry, irritable coughs, colds. Can be used in intermittent fever.
Women’s Health: Beneficial to use in slow postpartum recovery.
Other: Traditional uses include for edema, rheumatic complaints, arthritis, fibromyalgia. Powerful pain reliever that does not irritate the stomach.
External Use:
The tea, mixed with nettles, can be used as a hair rinse, and is common hair tonic in Europe, reported to help grow healthy hair.
Infused in olive oil and used alone or as a base for a salve, it has helped relieve pain of arthritis.
Used topically birch is known to aid eczema and psoriasis.

FLAVOR & ENERGETICS

Sweet, bitter, astringent, aromatic

ACTIONS

Diaphoretic, diuretic, astringent, antiviral, antitumor, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic. Externally, anodyne and soothing.

CONSTITUENTS

Oil of wintergreen, methyl salicylate, phytochemicals

CAUTIONS

Birch leaves should not be used for swelling or edema where there is reduced heart or kidney function.

TEA BLENDS

Greeks use Birch combined with Lemon Verbena to assist in weight loss as it helps remove metabolic wastes from the body.

DISCLAIMER

This information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.

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LEMON VERBENA - Aloysia triphylla (Louisa) - Verbena Family
Common names: verbena, vervain, Louisa herb

HISTORY OF USE
Aloysia triphylla is named after Queen Maria Louisa, wife of  King Carlos IV of Spain. It was brought to Europe from Chile and Argentina by Spanish explorers in the 1600s. Its aromatic lemon oil was used widely in cooking and in perfumery. It has wide culinary usage, can be enjoyed as a beverage tea, and also has benefits as a medicinal tea.

CULINARY USE
Europeans commonly used Lemon Verbena to flavor fruit-based drinks, fruit salad dressings, fish dishes, marinades, puddings, as it pairs well with fruits, vanilla, and seafood dishes.
Lemon Verbena retains its lemony flavor during cooking, so you can use finely crumbled leaves in place of lemon zest in recipes, as well as add to batters of quick breads (banana, carrot, and zucchini breads).

MEDICINAL USE
Digestive System: Lemon verbena is excellent for use with indigestion and gas.
Nervous System: Also a relaxant, to calm the nerves, lifts a depressive state.
Respiratory System: Use in teas for colds and fevers.

FLAVOR & ENERGETICS
Lemon aromatic, dispersive, bitter

HERBAL ACTIONS
antispasmodic, sedative, febrifuge, nervine, diuretic

CAUTIONS
Use caution if lemon verbena is taken for a prolonged period of time. It has been known to cause stomach irritations in long-term doses.

TEA BLENDS
Cold and Fever Tea: For a cooling effect, pair with rosehips, marshmallow leaf.  To help break a fever, pair with yarrow and or mint.
For stomach comfort: pair with mint, spearmint, or marshmallow root.

DISCLAIMER
This information is not intended to treat, diagnose, cure, heal, mitigate, or remedy disease. It is for educational purposes only and should not be implemented without the express consent of your healthcare practitioner.

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