Immune Boosting Tea Recipe
For those of you who ordered the Echinacea herb box, you got a bag of Immune Boosting Tea in your box. This recipe is not in the magazine. I am not sure how we missed including it, but here it is now, for you to enjoy. Mix up a big batch of this tea and enjoy it at the first sign of immune system sluggishness. We can’t make “medical claims” but I can say that this tea is wonderful to take in large copious doses at the first sign of cold or flu (or pretty much any infection) to help kick your immune system into high gear. It is especially useful for conditions that make you hot, and your body needs to sweat out the fever and cool down, while supporting proper immune system function.
- 2 Parts Melissa ofﬁcinalis (lemon balm) – Buy yours here
- 2 Parts Rosa centifolia (rose petals) – Buy yours here
- 2 Parts Echinacea purpurea (echinacea whole plant) – Buy yours here
- 1 Part Mentha piperita (peppermint) – Buy yours here
- 1 Part Sambucus nigra (elder ﬂower) – Buy yours here
- 1/2 Part Mentha spicata (spearmint) – Buy yours here
- 1/2 Part Calendula ofﬁcinalis (calendula ﬂowers) – Buy yours here
- 1/2 Part Trifolium pratense (red clover blossoms) – Buy yours here
- 1/4 Part Cinnamomum burmannii (cinnamon chips) – Buy yours here
- 1/8 Pat Stevia rebaudiana (stevia) (optional) – Buy yours here
Blend your dry tea together and store in a cool dry place. Boil 4 cups of water and, in a container like a large mason jar, pour the water over 2-3 heaping tablespoons of the tea blend. Cover with a tight lid and let steep 20-30 minutes. Strain the tea and serve while still hot.