How to Use Herbs

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Herbal Tea or Infusion

For every two tablespoons of herb, use 600ml of boiling water.
Let it steep or infuse for 5 to 10 minutes
Drink a cupful three times a day, most herbal teas can be taken hot or cold.
Make a fresh brew every day.
For best results, use water just off the boil microwaves are not recommended to reheat herbal preparations.


Add two tablespoons of the herbal preparation to 200ml of hot water. Using a clean muslin cloth, soak in the infused water and apply to affected area four times daily. Compresses are good for healing wounds and reducing inflammation.

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