How to make Your Own Herbal Tea At Home
To make a pot of tea, spoon two to three teaspoons of your dried or fresh herbal tea mixture into a tea steeper. Bring your kettle to a boil then pour in your teapot. A old wife’s tale says” take the tea pot to the kettle and not the kettle to the teapot”. Depending on the specific blend you’re using, allow your tea to steep for at least 5 minutes.
Nothing beats making your very own herbal tea blends at home. Brewing herbal teas at home is easy and very rewarding. www.OrbitHerbz.com is a Ayurveda family run business for 2 generations and we have been making our own tea for decades and in this article i would like to share some of our secrets. On your next grocery shopping at your local market pick up a selection of organic (fresh or dried) herbs, flowers, and dried fruits with some loose red tea. If you’re growing your own herb garden all the better. Make your own Fresh herbal tea, and drink whenever you fancy it? A wonderful way to impress your friends and neighbors too.
Tip: If you’re using fresh herbs, be sure to let them steep a little bit longer.
The best part is you can create your own unique blends of herbs, flowers and fruit to suit your taste. Need some inspiration? Here are a few of our favorite blends:
- Chamomile & Lavender tea – for maximum relaxation at the end of the day or to get you ready for a good night’s sleep.
- Ginger, Lemon grass & Cinnamon tea – to cure a queasy stomach.
- Lemon Balm & Mint tea – keep yourself refreshed and hydrated.
- Honeysuckle tea – Control Diabetes.
- Hibiscus & Orange tea – hibiscus is full of antioxidants and can reduce high blood pressure.
- Rosehip, Apple, & Licorice tea – beautifully perfumed, with just a hint of sweetness.
- Echinacea & Lemongrass tea – a common cold and flu remedy, echinacea is also fantastic for reducing anxiety, and has anti-inflammatory properties.
- Golden Turmeric, Orange Peel & Giner tea – fragrant citrus peels balance the pungency of turmeric root.