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Herbal Tea Recipes

If you are interested in creating herbal teas for your own use at home, there are plenty of options to consider. There are herbal mixtures that can ease indigestion, while others simply ease tension, uplifting your spirits. Some individuals crave a beverage that can settle them before they go to bed, while others are looking for a boost at the start of the day. In this article, these teas and more will be offered through a variety of herbal tea recipes.

 

How to Make an Uplifting Herbal Tea

 

Some herbs have a reputation throughout the years for uplifting the spirits. These traditional ingredients have been known to promote the improvement of happiness, as well as a high level of well-being.

 

Ingredients

 

25 g of dried chamomile flowers; 50 g of dried vervain; 50 g of dried peppermint leaves; 50 g of dried and crushed linden flowers; 25 g of dried lavender flowers; 25 g of dried lemon balm leaves; and water.

 

Directions

 

To make this uplifting tea, you should first mix all of the herbs and store them in a dark jar. When you are ready to make the tea, take 1 to 2 teaspoons of the combined ingredients and place into a tisane cup (which is comprised of a lid, cup, strainer, and saucer) or a small teapot. Boil water and then add a cup of freshly boiled water to the cup or teapot. Next, let the mixture steep for 5-10 minutes. The last step is to strain the tea.

 

How to Make a Nightcap Tea

 

When you create a hot infusion of herbs that possess relaxing characteristics, you can promote a good night’s sleep. There have been many different well-known herbalists throughout the years and this particular recipe is one that uses some of the same remedies as the respected French herbalist by the name of Maurice Messegue.

 

Ingredients

 

25 g of California poppies; 50 g of wild lettuce leaves; 25 g of hawthorn flowers; 25 g of dried melilot; and water

 

Directions

 

To make this nightcap tea, mix all of the herbs together and store in a container. When you are ready for a cup of tea, place 1-2 teaspoons of the herbal mixture into a tisane cup or small teapot. Next, boil a fresh pot of water and add one cup of it to your ingredients. Let the mixture steep for 5-10 minutes. The last step is to strain the tea. To make sure that this herbal remedy works, it is important to drink your tea when it is hot and right before you are ready to retire for the night.

 

If you are interested in creating herbal teas that will cleanse the system, make you a livelier person throughout the day, or that to helps you to relax, read the article titled, “Herbal Tea Recipes 2.”