Oat Straw, & Raspberry Leaf Decoction ⁣⁣

June 17, 2020

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Do you feel overwhelmed at where to start with your first decoction?

Not sure where to start?

Oat Straw, & Raspberry Leaf Decoction ⁣⁣

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This is a soothing and gentle beverage that is a beneficial nerving & nutritive. (I’m using oat tops in the video as that’s all I have left but have found that works well if that’s what you have one hand) ⁣

Raspberry leaves also have been known to help ease uterus contractions around menstrual time. ⁣

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Ingredients⁣⁣

I like to purchase my herbs from Mountain Rose Herbs⁣⁣

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1/4 cup Oat Straw ⁣⁣

1/8 cup Raspberry Leaves⁣⁣

1 pinch of Rose Petals⁣⁣

Small pinch of cinnamon⁣⁣

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Add ingredients to a quart jar. Fill with boiled water and cover with airtight lid. ⁣⁣

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Allow to infuse for at least⁣⁣

2 hours to overnight. (I like to infuse for at least 8 hours)⁣⁣

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Strain and you can add discarded herbs to your garden as compost and enjoy.⁣⁣

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Ayurvedic Information on each herb⁣:⁣

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Oat Straw ⁣⁣

Vata & Pitta reducing⁣⁣

Kapha increasing⁣⁣

Taste- Sweet⁣⁣

Energy- Cooling ⁣⁣

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Raspberry Leaf⁣⁣

Pitta & Kapha reducing⁣⁣

Vata increasing ⁣⁣

Taste- Astringent, sweet ⁣⁣

Energy- Cooling⁣⁣

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Rose Flowers

Neutralizing for all 3  ⁣doshas

Taste- Bitter, pungent, astringent, sweet⁣⁣

Energy - Cooling ⁣⁣

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Cinnamon

Vata & Kapha Reducing ⁣⁣

Pitta increasing⁣⁣

Taste- Pungent, sweet, astringent⁣⁣

Energy- Heating  ⁣⁣

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