Saturday, May 12, 2012

Detox Tea for Each Dosha

Sipping warm teas throughout the day is an effective way to flush ama (toxins) out from your body. Put all of the ingredients, except mint and lemon juice, in a medium saucepan with 4 cups of filtered water. Let it boil for 3 to 4 minutes. Let it rest and add the lemon and the mint at the end, let it rest for a while longer. Strain into a tea pot or thermos. Drink it warm if possible.

For Pitta:

1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp coriander seeds
½ tsp cumin seeds
10 fresh mint leaves
½ tsp lime juice
Raw organic sugar such as sucanat

For Vatta:

1 tsp fennel seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
½ tsp coriander seeds
½ tsp fresh ginger
½ lemon squeezed
1 tsp of honey (add at the end)

For Kapha:

1 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp coriander seeds
1 stick of cinnamon or licorice
10 fresh basil leaves
Lemon juice (add at the end)

Vatta and kapha doshas can also drink Tulsi tea.See the properties of tulsi Tulasi: the Holy Herb  
Larn how to make a cup of Tulsi tea.  

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