My Favourite Herbal Tea Recipes

My Favourite Herbal Tea Recipes

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough, or a book long enough to suit me” – CS Lewis

Herbal tea recipes are simple to make.

Plus, they are a great way to get the maximum benefit from herbs; unleashing their healing properties.

And because they are inhaled as they are drunk, they work on both an emotional and physical level.

Common Herbs Used

  • Chamomile
  • Echinacea
  • Lemongrass
  • Mint
  • Roseships
  • Hibiscus
  • Jasmine
  • Blackberry Leaves
  • Sage
  • Thyme
  • Rosemary

Herbal Tea Recipes

The following herbal tea recipes you may enjoy:

Lemon Barley Water Recipe

  • ¼ cup pearl barley
  • 1 ltr cold water
  • 1 rind of ½ lemon
  1. Cover the Barley with cold water and put it on the heat.
  2. Simmer gently until the Barley is tender.
  3. Next, strain the water and leave it to cool.
  4. Add a touch of fresh Lemon juice, along with a little Wild Honey to sweeten your tea.

Anti-Acne Herbal Tea Recipe

This is an age-old recipe from a recipe book on medicinal plants that pack a real punch:

  • 1 ounces Red Clover flowers
  • 1 ounce Blue Flag root
  • 1 ounce Burdock root
  • ¼ ounce Sassafras bark
  • 4 pints Water
  1. Combine all the ingredients together in cold water.
  2. Then slowly bring them to the boil.
  3. Simmer for around 30 mins and then strain the ingredients.
  4. Drink a glass 3 times a day.

Anti-Flu Herbal Tea Recipe

This recipe is really healing.

The Ginger is both spicy and warming, whilst the Thyme leaves offers protective anti-viral and natural antibiotic properties.

  • 3cm of fresh ginger
  • 2-3 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 5 sage leaves
  • 1 tsp of Manuka honey

Follow the instructions as above.

Migraine Relief, Herbal Tea Recipe

This is one of those herbal tea recipes; I personally reach for if I have the kind of headache or migraine, that just won’t go away.

  • 1 tsp dried spearmint leaves (optional, omit if using homeopathy)
  • 1/2 tsp Fever few
  • 2 tsp Fresh ginger
  • Raw honey to sweeten

Infuse and use as above.

Decoctions can easily be preserved by adding around 40 ml ethanol to a 200 ml decoction blend.

2 thoughts on “My Favourite Herbal Tea Recipes

  1. Shawna says:

    I am interested in making the migraine tea. Where would I get the ingredients? Are you using dried herbs or fresh from the garden? Thanks.

    • Verified Author Samantha Miller replied:

      Hi Shawna I live in New Zealand and have sourced them here. The herbs can be a mixture of dry and fresh it doesn’t alter the potency if they have been handled well..I have suffered from headaches on and off and I find this tonic really helps…Samantha

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