Search by Health Condition for Herbal Tea

The herbs listed on this page are generally regarded as safe for the purpose they are intended, and they are here for linking the best tea to the a specific ailment. I am not making any claim that the tea will prevent, cure or otherwise benefit any condition. Please note: This page is work in progress, and will change from time to time, as I find new or more accurate information. Disclaimer: The blog pages of this website are research gathered of traditional and contemporary use of certain herbs for informational purposes only. References are given in the articles as to where all the information was found, and to assist your own research. The information on my blog is not written by a medical professional. The blog posts and pages are not intended for medical, health, or nutritional advice. Information given can be biased to my opinion and is only for interest. Seek medical advice from a licensed professional, and consult a physician before trying any new herb. Laura Lea’s Herbal Teas is not liable for misused information, nor is it guaranteeing in any way that the products sold provide more than their nutritional labels or the FDA acknowledges. The teas sold are licensed imports through the FDA. Laura Lea’s Herbal Teas reserves the right to change, delete, or manage the focus of the blog at any time.

AilmentHerbsApplicationWarnings
Acid Reflux
& Indigestion
Linden Flower
Fennel Seed
Infusions to drink
Acne & boilsCistus


All others, infusions
to drink
AgingCistus
St. John’s Wort
Milk thistle
Nettle
Infusions to drinkCistus & St. John’s Wort
Not for pregnant or
Breastfeeding women
Aging – loss of vitalityCistus
St. John’s Wort
Infusions to drinkCistus & St. John’s Wort
Not for pregnant or
Breastfeeding women
Allergies – generalCistus
Nettle
Infusions to drink
Allergies-
Seasonal

Chamomile
Infusions to drink
AnemiaNettleInfusion up to 4 cups/day
AnxietyHawthorn Flower
Linden flower
Lemon Balm
St. John’s Wort
Linden Flower
Infusions to drinkHawthorn Flower
Not for pregnant or
breastfeeding women
Arthritis
& Rheumatism
Nettle
Horsetail
Linden Flower
Infusion to drink
AsthmaChamomile, Linden
Nettle
Thyme
Make an infusion,
Inhale Ch, Lin – steam, drink
Infusion to drink
Blood Sugar
Regulation
White Mulberry Leaf
Nettle
Infusion
Blood PressureHawthorn Flower
Linden Flower
Nettle
White Mulberry Leaf
Infusion 2X dayNot for long-term use
Blood CoagulationNettleInfusion/decoction to drinkHelps to Coagulate Blood
Bone HealthHorsetailInfusions to drink
Brain health –
Cognition
Cistus
Horsetail
Infusions to drink
BronchitisInfusions or decoctions
to drink
Caffeine –
Overdose
Chamomile
Linden Flower
Drink 3-4 cup
Caffeine –
Withdrawal
Chamomile
Linden Flower
Drink 3-4 cups
Candida
(Candidiasis)
CistusInfusions to drinkCut out bread,
sugar & alcohol.
Eat probiotic food.
Canker SoresSageInfusion-mouthwash,
Or compress
Children & Infants
Digestive upsets
Chamomile
Fennel Seed
1 cup children 1-7 yrs
½ cup 6 -12 mos.
Children -HeadachesLinden FlowerInfusions to drinkChildren over 4 years
Children & Infants
Colds, Congestion,
Coughs

Linden Flower**
Infusions to drink**Children over 4 years
Children & Infants
Insomnia
Linden Flower **
Chamomile
Infusions to drink**Children over 4 years
CoughsLinden Flower
Horsetail
Infusions to drink
Colds&Flu –
Fevers
Linden Flower
Cistus
Infusion
Cold SoresCistus
St. John’s Wort
Lemon Balm
C.,SJW,Ech. – drink
infusion up to
3 cups / day
L.B. up to 5 cups/day
CongestionChamomile
Linden Flower
Horsetail
Inhale steam from
Ch., Lin.
Infusion for 10 minutes
Constipation
CholesterolChamomile
Nettle
Infusion to drink
Cuts, Scrapes &
Minor wounds
DandruffChamomile
infusion as
Hair rinse
DepressionSt. John’s Wort
Infusions to drink
DiabetesWhite Mulberry Leaf
Nettle
Infusions to drinkCaution with use of insulin
Diarrhea
St. John’s Wort
Sage
Infusions to drinkDo not use if pregnant
Digestive issuesLemon Balm
Chamomile
Peppermint
Fennel Seed
Linden Flower
Milk Thistle
Nettle
Infusions to drink
Milk thistle is a
stomach stimulant
to move food along
Dry SkinChamomile
Horsetail
Chamomile – drink
Horsetail – bath, compress
Eczema,
Poraisis
Cistus
Chamomile
Nettle
Infusions to drink
Poultice/compress
Eyes –
Related to sinus
Chamomilecompress around eyesAvoid getting into eyes
FatigueCistusInfusions to drink
Free RadicalsCistus
Chamomile
Linden Flower
Nettle
Infusions to drinkCistus not for pregnant
or breastfeeding women
Gas
& Bloating
Peppermint
Chamomile
Fennel
Infusions to drinkAvoid certain foods
GoutHorsetail
Linden Flower
Infusions to drink
HangoverDandelion RootDecoction to drink
Heart diseaseCistus
Nettle
Infusions to drink
Drink 3 cups /day
for 12 weeks
Not for emergency
Supplemental to healthy diet
HeadachesLinden Flower
Peppermint
Infusions to drink
Herpes VirusCistus
Chamomile
St. John’s Wort
Infusions to drink
High Blood PressureHawthorn Flower
Linden flower
White Mulberry Leaf
Nettle
Infusion -1 cup daily
Infusion to drink
Infusions/Decoctions
Hawthorn flower should not
be overused
IBSHorsetailInfusion to drink
ImmunityCistus
Horsetail
Infusions to drinkNot for pregnant
or breastfeeding women
IncontinenceHorsetail
IndigestionSt. John’s Wort
Chamomile
Infusions to drink
InflammationHorsetail
Chamomile
White Mulberry Leaf
Milk Thistle for Liver
Nettle
Infusions to drink
Insomnia – anxietyChamomile
Hawthorn Flower
Infusions to drink
JaundiceMilk Thistle
Joint pain &
Rheumatism
Cistus
Nettle
Horsetail
Linden Flower
Infusions to drink
Kidney supportSt. John’s Wort
Milk Thistle
Liver damageMilk Thistle
Lung InfectionsHorsetail
Cistus
Lyme DiseaseCistus
Memory loss,
Brain function
Menstrual –
PMS (mood)
St. John’s Wort
Chamomile
Menstrual –
Premenstrual pain
Linden Flower
Menopause –
Hot flashes
Sage
Chamomile
Menopause –
Decreased vitality
St. John’s WortInfusion
Mood SwingsSt. John’s WortInfusion
Mouth SoresCistus
Sage
Use as mouthwash
Mouth InfectionsCistusUse as mouthwash
MS
Muscle Pain/numbnessNettleInfusion
Nausea –
Motion sickness
Nausea –
With headache
PeppermintInfusion to drink
Nausea –
Emotional
Lemon BalmInfusion to drink
Nerve PainPeppermintPoultice/Compress
NervousnessLemon Balm
Chamomile
Infusions to drink
OsteoporosisHorsetailInfusion to drinkDo not consume caffeine
Pregnancy –
Morning sickness
Chamomile
Fennel
Infusions to drink
Pregnancy –
Headache & nervous

Chamomile
Infusions to drink
Respitory IllnessesHorsetailInfusion to drink
RheumatismHorsetail
Linden Flower
Nettle
Infusion to drink
Sinus InfectionsCistus
Skin healthNettle
Sage
Horsetail
Milk Thistle
Infusions to drink –
nettle, sage,
m. thistle
Compress/poultice -,hors.
Skin rashes, minor burnsNettle
Horsetail
Infusions to drink
Horsetail – compress
Stings, bites,
Inflamed Skin
i.e., Nettle Rash
Heat Rash
Cistus
Nettle
Sage
Thyme
Horsetail

Drink 2 cups /day for 1 week
Infusion/Poultice
Make a compress
or poultice
Sore throatSage
Hawthorn Flower
Linden Flower
Gargle the infusion,
Drink with honey & vinegar
Stomach –
Pain due to stress
Chamomile
Fennel Seed
Lemon Balm
Peppermint
Linden Flower
Infusions to drink
Stress – see anxiety
See digestive problems
Linden Flower
Chamomile
St. John’s Wort
SwellingCistus
Linden Flower
Thyroid functionChamomile
Sage
Infusions to drink
Weight –
Overweight
Chamomile
Peppermint
Lemon Balm
Horsetail
Cistus
Nettles
St. John’s Wort
Substitute for sodas
and sweet drinks

Bitter teas and mint
may help curb
cravings
They key is to
Drink without
Sweeteners!
UlcersChamomile
Nettle
Urinary Tract InfectionsNettle
Horsetail
Infusions to drink
VertigoPeppermint
Drink infusion
until symptoms disappear
Varicose Veins
Yeast InfectionsSage
Chamomile
Cistus
Drink 2 cups /dayInfusion as supplement
to treatment
SAFETY OF HERBAL TEAS”* for children*for pregnancy*and nursing moms
Safest herbal teasChamomile
Fennel seed
Lemon Balm
Drink up to 5 cups /day
½ cup, 3 X
for children
2 to 7 yrs.
Do not give babies
Under 6 mos.
Limited safe herbal teasNettles
Peppermint
Drink up to 3-4 cups /day
Dilute by ½ for children
Do not give babies
Under 1 year
Limited safe herbal teas –
With some warnings**
Cistus
Linden Flower
Horsetail
Sage
Milk Thistle
Drink up to 3 cups /day**Not for children
Avoid use if pregnant
or breastfeeding
*Herbal teas with
additional
warnings & limits
St. John’s Wort
Hawthorn Flower
1 to 2 cups daily,
Follow recommendations
Do not use –
if pregnant
if breastfeeding
for children
if has interactions
with medication
Consult medical practitioner
AVOID using any herb to which
You have an allergic reaction
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