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Mormon Tea Date Written 2007
Author Joe Holmes Date Revised  

This tea contains ephedra and if used wisely helps lower weight and is high in antioxidants. It also helps the mind control centers that help alertness, energy and sleep. It was called Mormon Tea, Brigham Tea, Cowboy Tea, Whorehouse Tea, Squaw Tea, Canyon Teawhore's tea. It was given to patrons at whorehouses in the early days to fight sexually transmitted diseases. Thus it is a powerful protector of the immune system.

1. I seldom recommend products, this link is provided as a resource for your information not as a recommendation (1)

2. "The Indians prepared Ephedra as a tea for stomach and bowel disorders, for colds, fever, and headache. The dried and powdered twigs were used in poultices for burns and ointments for sores. One tribe made a decoction of the entire plant and drank it to help stop bleeding." (2)

3. United States Depart of Agraculture: plant informaiton, pictures and location (3)

 

(1) http://www.herbalremedies.com/14151.html
(2) http://www.gcrg.org/bqr/7-3/mormon-tea.htm
(3) http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=EPVI
   
   
   
   
   

 

 

 
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