EXCELSIOR MAGAZINE

EXCELSIOR MAGAZINE

Sunday, July 18, 1993
‘The Himalayan Amrit Herbal Tea
By Dr. Mohinder Mahajan

Since times immemorial before the advent of modern day drugs, man has relied on plants to treat sickness and to soothe aches and pains. The secret of these herbs with their magical and mystical powers had been mastered by our learned rishies sages and wisemen, for the benefit of humanity. Plants and herbs have been used for healing purposes and maintaining a good health.

For getting healthy and staying healthy we have to change the whole life style and return to a more natural way of life. However, research in the field of natural living is taking up momentum as can be illustrated by this novel herbal tea that has myriad uses in addition to nutritional and curative potential Traditional herbal remedies have led the scientists to the development of numerous modern drugs, establishing beyond doubt the efficacy of ‘Herbal Medicine’.
And now ‘HIMALAYAN AMRIT HERBAL TEA has been prepared from different such herbs.

HIM HERBS INDIA Raja Ka Bagh, Nurpur, Kangra (H.P) has taken a step forward in the field of research and standardization of herbs, resulting in the manufacture of the ideal health Supplement. This Beverage which refreshes us and decreases tension and cholesterol.

This herbal tea acts in almost magical and astonishing ways. If taken regularly it will enhance the quality of life. It is also natural flavouring agent.
Studies initiated by the Tea Research Association indicate the Green Tea the base of Himalayan Amrit Herbal Rose Tea has anti ulcer properties, is cholera and influenza resistant and promoters nervo muscular functions. It is effective in mitigating diarrohea and amoebiasis caused by the backterial infections. It also fights dental caries. The tea derives it name from Rosa damascena. It is mildly astringent, aperient, carminative and a refrigerant cardiac tonic. It has mild laxative properties and most useful in sore throat or enlarged tonsils and relieves uterine haemorrhages.

The preparations made from bark of this tree have stimulant action or the heart. It has cooling and tonic effects. It is useful in arresting the secretion of bleeding. It is also useful in removing stones from the urinary system.
It is an aphrodisaiac. It is used in case of habitual headache to relieve brain-fag, in case of senile and general debility, nervous exhaustion, loss of memory and loss of muscular energy. It is a direct cardiac tonic. It is also useful in cough, kidney disease and liver affections. It helps in curing flatulence and spasmodic affections of the bowels. It has a musk like aromatic odour and is regarded as a cooling demulcent.

The blending together of these twenty one herbs such as Gulab Ka Phool, Arjun Bark, Ashwagandha, Banaphsa, Bari Elachi, Brambhi, Badlan-i-Khatai, Dal Chini, Saunf, Sund, Tulsi etc. has resulted in the formation of Himalayan Amrit Herbal Rose Tea. Various eminent physicians have recommended the ingredients of this tea at various times from ancient India, the herbal therapeutics of Ayurveda have proved their immeasureable value.

Put half a tea spoon of Herbal Rose Tea for each cup of water, allow it to brew reasonably, alternatively give it a boil.
Drink this tea any time of the day, alone, or with a slice of lemon, add sugar or honey to taste. This tea has no side effects, and can be taken safely as many times as required.

In this era when pollution disaster looms large on the whole planet jeopardizing the survival of living things one feels constrained to adopt to the natural ways of living shedding all artificialties attached to our living by the technological revolution. Our stalwarts like Gandhi Ji, Morarji Desai and host of Rishis who advocated natural ways of life, have immensely being benefited by the natural ways of living and have thus advocated the natural therapy as the best medicine for man. Ancient physicians too knew about the medicinal value of herbs that were indigenous to India.

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