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Make your own Herbal Tea Blends

  • Author: Tonia Schemmel | Feasting at Home
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 cups per blend
  • Category: Herbal Tea, drinks
  • Method: mixed
  • Cuisine: american

Description

Three Herbal Tea Recipes you can make at home for sleep, brain function and liver support. Easy and adaptable, these herbal tea blends are nutritive and soothing and make great gifts.


Ingredients

Brain Boost

  • 1 cup peppermint
  • 1/2 cup tulsi
  • 1/2 cup gota kola
  • 1/2 cup Ginko Biloba
  • 1/4 cup dried rosemary

Optional addition:  1/2 cup Brahmi, 1 teaspoon stevia (for sweetness)

 

Calm and Sleepy

  • 1 cup lemon balm
  • ½ cup passionflower
  • ½ cup skullcap
  • 1/2 cup chamomile
  • ¼ cup spearmint

optional additions:  1/4 cup valerian root, 1 tablespoon lavender, 1 tablespoon rose petals or buds, 1/2 cup oat straw, 1 teaspoon stevia (for sweetness)

 

Happy Liver

optional additions:  1/4 cup milk thistle, 1/4 cup cocoa nibs


Instructions

  • Mix dried herbs (not powdered) together in a bowl.
  •  Store in sealed containers.
  • Use 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon per cup of hot water.
  • Steep covered at least 5 minutes and up to 20.

*The Happy Liver blend simmer 10-15 minutes for maximum nutrient extraction.


Notes

Teas will keep up to 6 months in a sealed container.

Keywords: herbal tea, herbal tea recipes, herbal tea blends, homemade tea, homemade herbal tea

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