Basil Tea

Photograph by Shannon L. Buck, copyright December 29, 2016.

Note 1: Don’t use dairy products in your tea. These types of products take the effects of the antioxidants away.

Note 2: I don’t add sugar to my tea. I got used to this practice slowly, by using less and less sugar over time.

Note 3: Consult a doctor if you’re being treated for any illnesses before using any type of food for its’ health benefits.

Have you heard of basil tea yet? This tea is very popular in India. It is usually used for medicinal purposes.

Basil tea has health benefits like:

  • Ease of vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Headaches
  • Stress
  • Treating anorexia

Basil tea is also used for its’ sedative effect on the body. It also has antiseptic properties.

Basil tea very nutritious, providing the body with:

  • Vitamin K
  • Iron
  • calcium

It is recommended that 2 or 3 cups of tea be drunk each day.

Here are some basil tea recipes for your enjoyment:


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Author:Shannon L. Buck

Hi all! My name is Shannon. I'm a single mother of two young adult daughters and a Memay to one precious Little Man. I work as a writer from my home in Orono, Maine, and as a Front Desk Agent at an inn in Bangor. Writing is my life, second only to my daughters and grandson. I enjoy writing nonfiction, as well as fiction in a number of genres.


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