Botanical Name: Agrimonia eupatoria
- English: Common Agrimony
- Also, known as: Stickwort, Church steeples, Cockebur, Sticklewort, Philanthropos, Cocklebur, Burr Marigold
Habitat: The plant is found abundantly throughout England, on hedge – banks and the side of fields, in dry thickets and on all waste places. In Scotland, it is much more local and does not penetrate very far northward. It is also found in the borders of fields throughput Asia, Canada and the USA.
Parts Used: Entire plant
How to use:
The basic method for dried herbs and flower is, take 2-3 tablespoons of dried herb in a cup or teapot. Pour hot water over it and cover it with lid for 10-30 minutes. Hot water is needed to draw out the antioxidants, enzymes, vitamins, flavonoids and volatile oils from the botanicals. Strain and squeeze out as much as liquid as possible and enjoy!
- You can sweeten your herbal tea with bit of honey, natural fruit juice, stevia leaves powder and or licorice root powder.
- You can make ice cubes or pops by freezing tea in ice tray or pop molds.
You should consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
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