This recipe is for blending loose herbs to create a truly relaxing tea. Perfect for the end of the day.
All of these ingredients can be grown in your yard or garden. Create a tea garden to enjoy, right in your yard.
The ingredients are listed by the amount of 'parts' used. For a small batch, keep the 'part' size small, like a tablespoon. For a larger batch, use a 1/4 or 1/2 cup for the 'part'.
All ingredients are dry.
2 parts chamomile
1 lavender flowers
1 part catnip
3 parts rose buds
1 part red clover blossoms and leaves
3 parts peppermint
1/2 part calendula flower leaves
Mix all ingredients together. Store in airtight container.
To Brew: add some mix (about a teaspoon) into a brewing teaspoon or muslin bag. Place in cup. Add hot water. Let steep 2-3 minutes. Sweeten to taste.
Remember to compost your spent tea leaves.