Herbs forum: new Herb stuff in the NGA files

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Name: Cinda
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gardengus
Apr 22, 2016 6:03 AM CST
I have been checking some of the new files from NGA
An article on herbs for tea suggests coriander
any one try it ?
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Name: Margaret
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Mindy03
Apr 22, 2016 7:16 AM CST
I haven't tried it as a tea to drink yet but I do use it in lotions for arthritis and add the tea to a foot bath for sore, tired feet.
Name: Linda
Carmel, IN (Zone 5a)
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mom2goldens
Apr 22, 2016 3:23 PM CST
I love cilantro/coriander, but seems like it would be a very overpowering flavor in tea. I wonder what else you would put with it? Or do you just use the coriander by itself in tea?
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Mindy03
Apr 22, 2016 3:51 PM CST
Here's a link to the articles about herbs in the NGA http://garden.org/articles/articles.php?q=search&keyword=her...
Name: Cinda
Indiana Zone 5b
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gardengus
Apr 22, 2016 7:38 PM CST
yes it was under herbs for teas

I also read about roasted sunflower hulls Blinking never heard of that before.
Potted up almost a hundred plants for a sale tomorrow , so when I recover I plan to see what other interesting things I can find in the new database information.
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Name: Greene
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greene
Apr 28, 2016 5:12 PM CST
We make a detoxifying and fat-fighting tea using equal parts:
whole cumin seed
whole coriander seed
whole fennel seed

Boil 4 to 5 cups of water, add the seeds, allow to boil (covered) 5 more minutes, strain out the seeds, pour tea into a thermos and sip throughout the day.
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Name: Linda
Carmel, IN (Zone 5a)
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mom2goldens
Apr 28, 2016 6:19 PM CST
@greene--that sounds like it would be very warming and slightly earthy. What a great combination of flavors. Must put this on my list to try.

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