Two Soothing Teas: From Herb Mixtures and Spicy Blends

Two Soothing Teas: From Herb Mixtures and Spicy Blends
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Two Soothing TeasRest Easy Tea Blend

This combination of herbs is created especially for relief after a stressful day.

You will need:

1/4 cup dried spearmint

1/4 cup dried lemongrass

1 cup dried lemon balm

1/2 cup dried catnip

3/4 cup dried chamomile flowers

To make:

Blend all herbs thoroughly and store in an airtight container away from heat and light.

Suggested Use:

To make tea, use 2 teaspoons of blend for each cup of boiling water.

Yield: 2 3/4 cups

Calming Spirit Tea Blend

This very tasty tea is wonderful iced or hot. These herbs are traditionally used to calm the nerves, settle the stomach, and uplift. Other herbs can be added, as desired.

You will need:

1 cup dried rosemary leaves

1 cup dried lavender flowers

1 cup dried spearmint

1/2 cup dried chamomile

1/4 to 1/2 cup dried cloves

To make:

Blend all herbs thoroughly and store in an airtight container away from heat and light.

Suggested Uses:

-To make tea, use one teaspoon of loose herbs per cup of water. You can prepare the tea in a tea ball, or mix the loose herbs with water in a tea pot and then strain tea into a cup.

-Place a handful of herbs in a muslin bag and add bag to your bathwater for a soothing treat.

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About The Author

Excerpt From Herb Mixtures and Spicy Blends by Maggie Oster-used with permission.
 
 

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