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Cooking with Lavender: Lavender Herb Tea

By The Herb Companion staff
April/May 1999
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Makes 4 cups

Shoo away the cares of the day with this calming tea.

• 1 teaspoon dried lavender flowers
• 1 teaspoon dried chamomile flowers
• 1 teaspoon green tea leaves
• 1/2 teaspoon dried yarrow flowers
• 4 cups boiling water

1. Place the herbs in a warmed teapot. Pour in the boiling water, cover, and steep for 3 minutes.

2. Strain and serve, sweetened with a little honey if desired.

Adapted with permission from Lavender: Nature’s Way to Relaxation and Health by Philippa Waring. London: Souvenir Press, 1997.

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