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Digestion and Immunity enhancing CCF Tea

Digestion and Immunity enhancing CCF Tea

CCF tea is an acronym for cumin, coriander, and fennel seeds.

Combine:

  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ½ tsp coriander seeds
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • 4-5 cups water

Directions:

Heat the water in a stainless-steel pot over high heat. Add the seeds. Allow the tea to boil for 5 to 10 minutes, depending on the preferred strength. Strain out the seeds, place in an insulated thermos, and sip throughout the day!

According to Ayurveda, let’s look at each of these herbs to further understand some of the benefits of this tea.

Benefits of Cumin

  • Stimulates digestive fire
  • Decreases gas
  • Helps with indigestion
  • Flushes out toxic waste
  • Relieves congestion
  • Contains antioxidants and iron
  • Soothes inflamed mucous membranes
  • Improves elimination

Benefits of Coriander

  • Improves digestion
  • Relieves gas
  • Helps with many pitta disorders, especially urinary or digestive
  • Increases digestion and absorption
  • Treats intestinal disorders
  • Aids indigestion
  • Calms muscle spasms
  • Reduces inflammation—even shown to help with rheumatoid arthritis

Benefits of Fennel

  • One of the best herbs for strengthening your digestive fire
  • Stops cramping
  • Increases mental alertness
  • Promotes breast milk flow
  • Helps with IBS
  • Relaxes the digestive tract
  • Alleviates gas and indigestion
  • Increases the burning of fat
  • Moves lymph.
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