Berry Good Tea


    • 3 grams bearberry leaves (available in natural products stores and online)
    • 3 grams dried yarrow
    • 1 stick cinnamon bark, or 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon powder
    • pot of boiling water

    Combine dry ingredients, then steep in water. Drink 2 to 5 cups per day for 10 days, then 1 or 2 cups per day for 7 to 10 days after symptoms have cleared.

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    Amanda McQuade Crawford, host of What a Relief!, is a medical herbalist consultant, improving quality control within the natural products industry. She is the author of two popular books on women’s health, “The Herbal Menopause Book” and “Herbal Remedies for Women” and a contributing author to two recent books on natural medicine: “The New Menopause Book” and the text “Traditional Medicines for Modern Times: Antidiabetic Plants.” She currently explores for urban weeds and grows an organic herb garden in the wilds of Los Angeles.