This is a spicy tea to drink that has a bit of an after kick. It will warm you up though! It is caffiene free. This recipe is not how to brew the tea, but how to make the loose leaf mix. Some ingredients you will need to purchase. Make sure to purchase them as loose leaf ingredients or bulk tea. Many of the ingredients can be found or grown in your yard or garden.
The ingredients are listed in parts. If you want to make a small batch, start with a small "part", like a tablespoon. If you would like to make a bit more use a 1/4 cup measure as the part.
All ingredients are dry.
- 1 part ginger root
- 1 part lemongrass
- 1/2 part bacopa
- 1/2 part calendula flowers
- 1/4 part Stevia leaves
- Mix all ingredients together. Store in airtight container.
- To make a cup a tea, partially fill a tea brewing spoon.
- Add hot water.
- Steep for a 2-3 minutes.
- Add sweetening to taste.
Remember to compost your spent leaves.