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

Cover the Barley with cold water and put it on the heat.

Simmer gently until the Barley is tender.

Next, strain the water and leave it to cool.

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:

  • Red clover flowers 2 ounces
  • Blue flag root 1 ounce
  • Burdock root 1 ounce
  • Sassafras bark ¼ ounce
  • Water 4 pints

Combine all the ingredients together in cold water.

Then slowly bring them to the boil.

Simmer for around 30 mins and then strain the ingredients.

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’s 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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