Tea and Parkinson’s Disease

The National Parkinson Foundation estimates that more than 60,000 new cases of this degenerative disorder of the central nervous system are diagnosed every year in the United States. More than 1.5 million Americans are currently affected, including such high-profile personalities as actor Michael J. Fox. With this in mind, the notion that tea might help …

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Rooibos and Cardiovascular Health

If you have yet to sample the pleasures of the South African herbal beverage known as rooibos (Aspalanthus linearis) it might be time to give it a whirl. Rooibos is also known as redbush, for the distinctive red color of the needle like leaves and the deep color of the finished beverage. This caffeine free …

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Easter Tea!

The spring equinox has come and gone, while we our still waiting for our last frost date to get serious about the garden. The crocuses and daffodils are out in force, and the tourists are flocking to D.C. to see the cherry blossoms. We've even had a few beautiful days, although today definitely feels like …

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