National Herb Week Calendar: National Herb Week Tea

Try this refreshing spring tea.


| April/May 1995


Makes 4 cups
This refreshing spring tea blend was developed for The Herb Companion last year by Brigitte Mars, an herbalist in Boulder, Colorado. It’s a good excuse for a tea party.

  • 1 quart water
  • 2 heaping teaspoons chopped fresh nettle leaves, or 1 heaping teaspoon dried (Wear gloves when gathering and preparing fresh nettle leaves.)
  • 2 heaping teaspoons chopped fresh spearmint leaves, or 1 heaping teaspoon dried
  • 2 heaping teaspoons chopped fresh violet leaves and flowers, or 1 heaping teaspoon dried
  • 2 teaspoons unsprayed fresh rose petals, white heels removed, or 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried aniseed, slightly crushed
  • 4 fresh strawberries, sliced

1. Bring the water to a boil. Place the remaining ingredients in a teapot that has been warmed. Pour the boiling water over the herbs and strawberries, cover, and let steep for 10 minutes. Strain the tea and serve.

Note: This tea may also be brewed by the heat of the sun. On a sunny day, place the herbs in a glass jar filled with water, then set the jar outside. Forget about it for an hour or two. Use the fresh strawberries as a garnish.

Click here for the original article, National Herb Week Calendar.







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