Medicinal Tea Infusion

Category: 
Beverages

By Ellen Zimmerman

Medicinal teas are a delicious and relaxing way to receive the healthy benefits from herbs, and once you master the technique it;s easy to create your own. Fresh plants or high-quality dried herbs are best for medicinal tea. Medicinal infusions extracts through steeping the soft parts of the herb (leaves or flowers). Try lemon balm, passionflower or nettles.

Note: Many herbs can infuse longer, even overnight for a stronger medicinal tea. Others, like chamomile, may require a shorter infusion time according to taste and desired strength.

Super easy

Medicinal Tea Infusion

Ingredients

For 1 Person(s)

Cream

  • leaves and flowers from your favorite herb

Medicinal Tea Infusion Directions

  1. Use a tea kettle or a large stainless pot to heat the water.
  2. In a separate teapot or pot, measure and add the herbs (2 teaspoons fresh herbs per cup of water, or 1 teaspoon dried herbs per cup of water).
  3. Pour the desired amount of water over the herbs, cover and let infuse, or steep, for at least 20 minutes.
  4. Strain and enjoy!

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