Homemade herbal tea is not only delicious: it can also help you fight colds, control cravings and comfort your spirit. Read this note and know some great recipes!
How to Make Homemade Herbal Tea
Homemade Herbal Tea
The homemade herbal tea is the best way to comfort you on a busy day or may be the ideal to fight colds, strengthen your immune system and give your body, mind, and spirit that extra push that is needed, at any time ally. Today we want to tell you our 5 favorite recipes to make the tastiest herbal tea.
Making herbal tea is really easy. All you need is a little hot water and a sieve or a fine mesh infuser, and you can enjoy a comforting delight. But you have to pay special attention to the ingredients you use so that you can only benefit from your health and well-being.
Try to get organic, or natural and “clean” ingredients. That is, as free of chemicals as you can get them. When preparing tea, use hot but not boiling water (you can boil it beforehand, but then let it cool only a little), preferably purified, filtered or mineral water. To sweeten, we recommend avoiding the use of artificial sweeteners and table sugar, preferring natural sweeteners like pure Stevia and honey.
Try to get organic, natural and “clean” ingredients. This is, as chemical-free as you can get them. When preparing tea, use hot but not boiling water (you can boil it previously, but then let it cool only slightly), preferably purified, filtered or mineral water. To sweeten, we recommend you avoid the use of artificial sweeteners and table sugar, preferring natural sweeteners such as pure stevia and honey.
5 Homemade Herbal Tea Recipes
Follow these recipes according to their benefits, and enjoy each sip in a relaxing and comforting moment:
1. Anti-tea cravings: Ideal to complement your efforts to lose weight. Prepare by mixing one part of dry chamomile (chamomile), one part of dry hibiscus, and one-half of dry nettle. Use one teaspoon of this mixture for each cup of hot water, and let stand 3-5 minutes before filtering. Store the mixture in a cool, dry place.
2. Tea against a sore throat: Ideal to relieve discomfort in the throat. We will only use fresh or dried Sage leaves, putting about 10 grams for every two cups of hot water. Let stand 10 to 15 minutes, covered, filters, and drinking a sips up to two cups per day.
3. Tea against colds: Do you have a cold that weakens you.? This homemade herbal tea will help you combat the symptoms, and will speed up your recovery. Mix the lemon juice with a teaspoon of turmeric powder and a teaspoon of ginger. Add 2 to 3 cups of boiling water, let stand for 10 minutes, and filtered through a fine mesh sieve.
4. Tea to elevate the mood: Homemade herbal tea can also help you improve your mood in those days where everything seems to have a slightly darker tint. Mix a part of each of the following: dried elderberries, dried elder flowers, Chamomile (Matricaria), buttons of roses, Astragalus and Echinacea purpurea. Keep in a cool and dry place, and uses one to two teaspoons of this mixture per cup of hot water. Let stand 20 minutes, filtered through a sieve, and enjoy this tea that will also help to strengthen the immune system.
5. Tea to promote health: Drink this infusion of homemade herbs to prevent common illnesses, and also to accelerate your recovery if you have already fallen prey to them. Put in a pot a red apple cut into pieces, 2 cinnamon branches, a teaspoon of turmeric powder, a piece (about 2-3 cm) of fresh ginger peeled and sliced, a pinch of cayenne pepper and half a teaspoon of vanilla extract. Heat over medium heat until it starts to boil gently, then reduce the heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove from heat, and add 2-3 sachets of organic green tea (or green tea leaves). Let stand 3-5 minutes, filter, and sweeten to your taste with natural honey. Add some lemon juice to get extra vitamins.
With these 5 homemade herbal tea recipes, you will have a variant for every moment that you need a hit of health, well-being, and comfort.