Case Study: Tonic Tea

Stop cramps with this herbal tea

| May/June 1999

Makes 1 quart

• 1 part dong quai root
• 1 part cornus fruit
• 1 part white peony root (Paeonia lactiflora)
• 1 part Chinese wild yam root (Dioscorea opposita)
• 1 part morinda root (Morinda officinalis)
• 1 part American ginseng root (Panax ­quinquefolius)
• 1 part nettle (Urtica diocia)
• 1 quart water

1. In a medium saucepan, simmer 3 ounces of the herbs in 1 quart of water for an hour.

2. Strain into a bottle and refrigerate.

3. Drink a cup both morning and evening.

Christopher Hobbs is an Herbs for Health editorial advisor, herbalist, and licensed acupuncturist. He is the author of St. John’s Wort: The Mood Enhancing Herb, (Botanica, 1997) and many other books.

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