what to drink

I had to stop drinking coffee.

I learned that even though red clover tea is a blood cleaner, it also made me itch.

Green tea and black tea have caffeine, as does coffee.  It could be that the caffeine in the coffee was making me itch.

I stopped drinking kombucha.  Kombucha is made from vinegar, which might be one of the things that make me itch.

What I’ve discovered that does not make me itch:

Water.  I don’t usually drink enough water, so I have one of those gallon sized sun tea jars; I fill it up with water and try to drink it all during the day.

Organic peppermint tea.  I learned that I need to steep the teabag for no longer than about 3 minutes.

Organic fruit juice, mixed 50/50 with water.

Coconut water, flavored coconut water.

Alo is a brand of aloe vera juice and other fruit flavors.  My favorite is the mango variety.

Carbonated mineral waters like Perrier or San Pellegrino.


About Susan Bame

Writer, Mediator, Facilitator, Teacher, fascinated with indigenous forms of conflict resolution. I love watching people become empowered. I have a master's degree in conflict resolution and a personal interest in organic food, detoxing and healing the body, alternative holistic approaches to health, self-empowerment and win-win solutions through mediation, Structured Water™, and energetic healing. I lived on the Omaha Reservation in northeast Nebraska for ten years, worked with Native families in the area, and have a great interest in Native history, culture, practices, traditions, stories, and current affairs. View all posts by Susan Bame

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