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Old 03-02-2008, 06:34 PM   #11
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Honestly, I don't think it is worth $3 a bottle.

Hot mineral spring baths are likely worth the money, though!
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Old 03-03-2008, 06:37 AM   #12
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so where does the "mineral water" that is so famous for long term health in Europe fit into the picture? Better than straight water? Good thing to add in here and there? Not worth the $3 a bottle?
TJs sells bottles of fiji 1.5L for $1.79...probably the cheapest I've seen it. I don't know why (probably marketing) but this water tastes really good.
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Old 03-06-2008, 06:49 PM   #13
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From what I understand, Fiji and Volvic have a less acidic Ph balance than, say, Poland Springs (which is a big one in the northeast).
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Old 03-18-2008, 03:04 AM   #14
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Dr. G, when you say your daily mix is...

1 bag organic green tea (TJ's)
1 bag organic dandelion root tea (Traditional Medicinals)
1 bag organic ruby red rooibos spiced chai tea (TJ's)
1 bag organic chamomile

Do you mean that you mix those all togather for a one pot brew that you drink throughout the day, or are you drinking each tea individually?

I have been making a 64oz pot of decaf green tea, adding 64oz of cold water on top of that, and sipping on the brew all day long.
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Old 03-18-2008, 05:44 AM   #15
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Michael,
I use four tea bags (all mixed together) to brew two consecutive coffeepot-fulls of herbal tea. I'd say in all, I make just short of a gallon of herbal tea with the four tea bags--obviously the first pot is stronger than the second. I drink about 3/4 of it, my wife has the other 1/4. My wife also drinks her share out of the second, weaker brew--I like that because she is pregnant, so there is even less chance of her overdoing any one herb.

This morning, since I've been a bit more stressed lately, I brewed up 2 bags of chamomile and 2 bags of TJ's Mint Melange.

Your mix sounds just fine, it wouldn't be that much "weaker" than mine.
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Old 03-18-2008, 03:07 PM   #16
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Thanks, im going to try some different blends.
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