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April News Letter

BROCKET FARMS LLC
102 East 3rd Street
Patches April  2019

 

 

 

New Organic Loose Leaf Teas

Origin and Traditional Uses of Ingredients

Chill

Sometimes we could all use a little escape from everyday lives.  All we want to do is relax and chill.  This dynamic, yet calming elixir will ease your mind and spirit.  Melting away all your worries and leaving behind euphoria.

 

Flavors: Citrus, Soothing, Woodsy

 

Ingredients:  Valerian Root, Fennel, Cinnamon, Lemon Myrtle, Licorice Root, Vetiver Root

 

Instructions:

1 Teaspoon  in 8 Oz. Water

206o F for 3-5 Minutes

 

Valerian

A flowering herb native to Asia and Europe. Used as a sedative  since ancient times to promote relaxation and sleep.

Fennel

A flowering winter vegetable from the carrot family.  Mild licorice flavor.  Traditionally used for digestive health  (colic).

Cinnamon

A once highly protected spice from the inner bark of several tree species from China and Indonesia. Besides flavoring its traditional use was to aid in digestion.

Lemon Myrtle

A flowering plant from the subtropical rainforests in Queensland, Australia that imparts a citrus flavor.  Its leaves were used by aboriginal people for flavoring, coughs, colds, upset stomachs and skin disorders.

Licorice Root

A shrub (legume) originating in Southern Asia.  Traditionally used in Greece, China and Egypt for flavoring, upset stomachs and upper respiratory problems.

Vetiver Root

A bunchgrass native to India that can grow to a height or 5-6 feet.  Traditionally used to relieve stress or trauma and as a sleeping aid.

Summer Peach

Sit back, relax and allow your palate to wrap itself around this enticing award-winning, summer fusion of sweet, sun-ripened peaches, delicately grounded by the crisp bright afternote of our classic Black tea.

 

Flavors: Sweet, Delicate, Crisp

 

Ingredients: Black Tea, Marigolds, Peaches

 

Instructions:

1 Teaspoon  in 8 Oz. Water

206o F for 3-5 Minutes

Black Tea

Black teas are more oxidized and have a stronger flavor.  They retain their flavor for 2-3years compared to other teas.  Teas are oxidized by processing them to break their cell walls down and produce natural enzyme reactions, browning the leaves (bruising).

Marigold

Plant from the Sunflower family native to North and South America. The flowers were used for wound healing and  their  antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.

Peach

Originated in China and symbolizes longevity. An alkaline fruit with great flavor and antioxidant properties.

New Organic Loose Leaf Teas

Origin and Traditional Uses of Ingredients

 

Endurance

Combining adaptogen herbs traditionally used for increasing stamina, this blend was developed to condition the body by neutralizing the harmful effects of free radicals, oxygenating the blood, promoting circulation and increasing the body’s overall resilience.

 

Flavors:  Round, Fruity, Bold

 

Ingredients: Cinnamon, Pu-erh Tea, Eleuthero, Goji and Schisandra Berries, Nettle Leaf, Oat Straw, Ashwagandha Powder

 

Instructions:

1 Teaspoon  in 8 Oz. Water

195o F for 3-5 Minutes

 

Cinnamon

A once highly protected spice from the inner bark of several tree species from China and Indonesia. Besides flavoring its traditional use was to aid in digestion.

Pu-erh Tea

Black tea that has been dried and rolled and then fermented through a microbial process in Pu-erh China.  This process was discovered when tea growers in were looking for ways to preserve tea longer.  It not only enhanced the flavor like a fine wine but added nutrients. It became very popular and allows teas to retain their flavor for up to 50 years. 

Eleuthero

Woody shrub from Northeastern Asia (Siberian) and the underground stem or roots were used to increase endurance, reduce fatigue, boost immunity and increase longevity.

Goji Berries

These red berries grow on trees from Southeastern Europe and Asia.   They were used to treat kidney and liver problems, boost immunity, aid digestion as well as to treat skin and eye problems.

Schisandra Berries

Red berries from a twining shrub or vine from Northern China and Russia.  They were used to reduce stress, boost immunity, increase energy, physical performance and endurance. 

Nettle Leaf

Leafy plant widely distributed throughout the world and used as an anti-inflammatory and pain reducer.

Oat Straw

Oat straw comes from green oats and has been used to promote brain health. It increases blood flow to the brain, increase energy, reduces anxiety,  increases energy, physical performance and endurance. 

Ashwagandha Powder

The red berry and root of this plump shrub has been used in India for thousands of years.   In Sanskrit it means “Smell of a Horse” because it smells like horse sweat and provides the stamina of a horse.  It was used for children who did not thrive, for the old or infirm, for those recovering from a debilitating illness, insomnia, anxiety, stress. It was also used as an anti-inflammatory, to increase energy, physical performance and endurance.

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Healing Properties of Flower Essences Workshop

May 18th at 1:00 PM               Brocket Farms 103 E. 3rd St. 

Call 928/257-1440 to reserve a seat.

Pigcasso

2019 is Year of the Pig

Pigcasso is a 3 year old 1,000 pound rescue pig that lives a  South Africa animal sanctuary.  Check her You Tube videos and websites.  She paints and had her first exhibition entitled “OINK” in Capetown. In February, one of her designs was used for a limited edition SWATCH watch. All her proceeds go to the sanctuary and to purchase caramel corn, her favorite treat.

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New Organic Loose Leaf Teas

Origin and Traditional Uses of Ingredients

Tali’s Masala Chai

Our fusion of organic Assam Tea, anchored in Cardamom. Cinnamon, and Ginger is finely balanced to create the perfect aromatic blend.

 

Flavors: Spicy, Savory, Round

 

Ingredients: Black tea, Cardamom, Cinnamon, Ginger

 

Instructions:

1 Teaspoon  in 8 Oz. Water

206o F for 3-5 Minutes

 

 

Assam Black Tea

This is a full-bodied and malty flavored Black Tea from the Assam region of India.  It has been processed (bruising) to enhance oxidation.

Cardamom

A spice made from the seeds of several varieties of the plant,  It is native to India and Indonesia.  It is used for flavoring foods.  Traditionally it was used to treat mouth ulcers, digestive problems, bad breath and to clean teeth.   

Cinnamon

A once fiercely protected spice obtained from the inner bark of several tree species from China and Indonesia. Besides flavoring its was used to aid in digestion. It was used with ginger to make traditional Chai teas.

Ginger

A flowering plant used as a spice and native to Southeast Asia.  Turmeric also belongs in the Ginger family.  Traditionally it was used as a warming spice and to aid in digestion.  It was used with cardamom to make traditional Chai teas.

 

 

Memory Loss Associated with Alzheimer’s Reversed for First Time

Mark Wheeler   UCLA 10/02/14 (Updates/Additions See Bredesen Protocol 2018)

Eight Lifestyle Changes

  • Eliminate all simple carbohydrates, gluten, and processed food and increase consumption of vegetables, fruits and non-farmed fish.
  • Meditating twice a day and beginning Yoga to reduce stress.
  • Sleeping at least 7-8 hours per night.
  • Taking Melatonin, Methylcobalamin, Vitamin D3, Fish Oil and Co enzyme Q10 each day.
  • Optimizing oral hygiene with electric toothbrush and flossing.
  • Reinstating hormone replacement therapy that had recently been discontinued (1 female)
  • Fasting for a minimum of 12 hours between dinner and breakfast and a minimum of 3 hours between dinner and bedtime.
  • Exercising for a minimum of 30 minutes, 4-6 days per week.

 

9/10 Patients improved from Early Onset Alzheimer’s (3 continued working and 6 returned to work after 6 months).   One with Late Stage Alzheimer’s did not improve.  Previous symptoms included not recognizing co-workers, difficulty performing work activities, disoriented driving, forgetting names of pets,  passwords and locker combinations, work schedules, lose train of thought half-way through sentence, wrong words, asking about tasks that he/she thought she had told others to do.  Initiating the regimen was hardest for the caregivers, but improved within to 3-6 months and continued for 2-3 years.