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Mother's tea cup: Hawthorn, nettle and rose hips may help reduce cellulite p.4

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Since Biblical times, hawthorn has been a “sacred” herb, identified as the bush that was used to make the crown of thorns for Jesus. In Ancient Rome, hawthorn was considered to have magical properties, while in Greece, it was seen as a symbol for hope and joy.

When it comes to cellulite, hawthorn is another known herb that helps to increase poor circulation in legs and for those who sit behind a desk too long, hawthorn can certainly help.

Flourishing everywhere, nettle has heart-shaped leaves with serrated edges, small greenish flowers, and a fruit with one seed. The male and female flowers are separated on the plant. Above all things, nettle is known for its sting. Nettle is known as a good circulatory stimulant. It gets blood going to the extremities and gets one on their feet again.

Rose hips is known as the queen of the flowers. According to a Christmas legend, the moment the Christ Child was born, every rose in the world bloomed and rose hips was among them.

Rose hips is known for healing tissue and acts on a cellular level for repair and regeneration. It fights cell damage that can be caused by free radicals. So, it’s another recommended tea for fighting cellulite.

Hawthorn, nettle, and rose hips are sold in tea bags at http://www.iherb.com. Use this coupon code, BER298, and save $5.00 or $10.00 during checkout.

Or, one can purchased herbal teas in the Hampton Roads’ area at the Kindred Spirit located at 2354 E. Little Creek Road.

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*Remember drinking a tea for a specific purpose takes time. It does not happen overnight.

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