Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Herbal Tea Recipes

Once you have found herbal teas and all their glory, you can relieve almost any ailment or condition. They are truly little miracles in a tea cup!

There are many herbal tea recipes out there, and here are a few for you to try:

Sleepy Time Herbal Tea Recipe

The main ingredient in this tea is good old chamomile! Chamomile has been used for centuries to help in getting a good nights sleep.

1 part chamomile (1Tbsp)
1 part lavendar flowers (1Tbsp)
1 part lemon balm leaves (1Tbsp)

Detox Herbal Tea

Is your body feeling the need for a Detox? No need for harsh chemicals and prescriptions, a cup of tea will sort you right out!

1 part Echinacea
1 part Pau D'Arco

Depression Cure Herbal Tea

Feeling a little under the weather and blue? A cup of this tea will bring your spirits up and have you feeling better in no time.

1 part St John's Wort
1 part Gingko Biloba

There are many different herbal tea recipes and blends for specific ailments and conditions. If you are interested in blending your own teas, you should do some research on the effects of various herbs and do a little experimenting.

Herbal Teas are becoming more and more popular and taste good too! Your local health food store or organic market should be able to supply you with the freshest herbs for your tea. Try not to use dried herbs if possible, the tea will not be as flavorful or potent. Be careful though, searching for recipes, researching herbs and testing out combinations can become very addicting!
Herbal Tea Recipes
By Tracey Jacquot