Recipes & Home Remedies
String Bean Tea
Green beans (String beans) helps fight inflammation and is a good source of folate and potassium, which helps regulate blood pressure. (American Heart Association)
Hibiscus Teas are deep in color and a favorite in Jamaica.
Soursop has long been used by Jamaicans for their medicinal properties.
This garden favorite is a delicious tea and good for the winter months.
Ginger Garlic Tea
Traditional cough tea from rural Jamaica. Ginger, garlic, lime, and lemon used as an expectorant by the grandmas where I grew up.
Mind Prep Tea
This tea is mild with floral tones, tanginess and is slightly bitter and a light sweet taste. I use this especially on mornings when I need to keep a relaxing pace when my schedule is hectic.
Dandelion aids digestion and is a flavorful favorite bush tea of rural Jamaica. The leaves are full of fiber and acts as a dietetic in drawing water from the body for excretion in the stool and urine. It is a good source of potassium and electrolytes.