This tea will help strengthen the tissue and muscle at the lower end of the abdominal cavity. It also provides relief from the pain associated with Inguinal and Umbilical Hernias.
Comfrey has been used as a healing herb since 400 BC; known for its ability to encourage body tissue repair. Comfrey contains ‘allantoin’ a cell proliferant, that stimulates new cell growth and production, supporting more rapid healing. Comfrey has been used successfully on any part of the body that has been injured. Red Raspberry Leaf helps rebuild tissues. Nettles increase the flow of urine, shrink inflamed tissues, help blood circulation and purify the blood. White Oak Bark is the classic example of an astringent, due to its high calcium and tannins content it acts by precipitating tissue proteins to tighten them. Horsetail has large amounts of silica, this helps to strengthen fingernails, increase the flow of urine and helps hold calcium in the body plus increase circulation. It is known to have anti-biotic properties and contributes to the overall healing process. Oatstraw has a calming effect on the nerves and is a strong nutritive nervine for depression. It also helps hold calcium in the body and is very high in silica. It helps reduce high blood pressure by reducing cholesterol levels, thus increasing circulation - its benefits being directed to the brain and body.
Hernia Support Tea
- Ingredients: Comfrey Leaf, Red Raspberry Leaf, Lemon Balm Leaf, Nettles, White Oak Bark, Horsetail, Oatstraw, and Ginger Root. HERBAL INFUSION: Bring water to a boil and turn off heat. Add 1 tsp. herb per 1 cup of water. Let sit covered for 10 minutes before straining. Always shake condensation from the lid covering back into the tea. Add honey or lemon to taste. Enjoy hot or iced. **Drink 3-4 cups daily.