Tea has been a favorite beverage worldwide for hundreds of years. A cup of tea on a rainy evening can chase the chills away and a pot of tea shared among friends can lend an air of enchantment to an afternoon. But more than that, tea can treat a variety of ailments.

In this A-Z quick reference guide you can look up your current health issues, and find the names of herbs that are most effective for home treatment:

  1. The best herbs to take for a particular disorder
  2. The best herbs to take generally
  3. The most recommended herbs in herbal medicine tradition, by current herbals and herbal doctors, research, scientific studies, and other resources that provide guidance for taking herbs.

Take a little time and look up each herb that is listed in the category for your health issues. That way, you can compare the benefits and cautions for each herb in the category, and discover for yourself characteristics that might be particularly suitable or unsuitable for you. In the end, the time you invest in learning about a herb before you use it is an investment in your health. It not only saves you mistakes, it gives you the best remedy.

The recommended dosage for seeping one cup of herbal tea is either:

  • 2 tablespoons of fresh herbs
  • 1 teaspoon of dried herbs

Seep in boiling water for 10-15 minutes.