Soothing Herbal Tea Blend

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I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather for the past few days, which happens to me at the start of winter every year. So, I made myself this little herbal remedy – a concoction consisting of peppermint (for flavor) and chamomile (for it’s calming properties). I also added mullein and echinacea, two herbs that help to combat respiratory illness and sore throats. I buy these dried herbs in bulk at my health food store but you can also buy them online. This blend is delicious and great for cold season!

  • 1/4 cup dried peppermint
  • 1/4 cup dried chamomile
  • 1/4 cup dried mullein
  • 1/4 cup dried echinacea

    Throw herbs together so that they are combined and store tea in an airtight container, such as a mason jar. Use 1 tablespoon of the blend per each cup of tea. I use a tea infuser, which can be found online but if you do not have one and do not want to invest in one, that’s not a problem! Just pour boiling water over the leaves and steep for 15 minutes then pour hot water through a strainer which should catch any loose leaves. Add a tablespoon of honey if desired (highly recommended, especially if you’re feeling under the weather). Enjoy!

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