In this book, you will be introduced into the world of herbal teas from growing them to enjoying sitting down and having a nice cup of herbal tea in the comfort of your own home. I can tell you from experience that there is nothing better than drinking herbal tea that you grew the herbs yourself in your own herbal garden. I can’t begin to tell you how nice it is to grow your own herbs, the smells alone are so wonderful and intoxicating.
Not only can you enjoy a cup of herbal tea for the taste of it, but herbs possess many qualities that can benefit us in different ways such as in medicinal ways. They can even be a great help at keeping the pests out of your garden. Herbal teas have been enjoyed throughout human history, often with them they were thought to carry not only medicinal but even magical properties.
Herbal tea is looked upon as one of the healthiest drinks in the world. We as humans enjoy the wonderful tastes and flavors of the many herbal teas while it contributes to our health at the same time. The tea experts of the world only look at white, oolong, pu-erh tea to be considered real teas. Tea plants contain caffeine, antioxidants, flavonoids that are very beneficial in helping fight against heart disease and cancer. The teas mentioned above all come from the same origin, and offer health benefits—they are bursting with all kinds of antioxidants and help to prevent and reduce cancer. They can help to reduce cholesterol levels, blood pressure and blood sugar, as well as help in the treatment of obesity. In this book we will take a closer look into the kinds of teas that you might want to include in your tea herb garden.