Hot and Healthy Herbal Tea Moments – Enter the Giveaway

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Hot and healthy herbal teas offer many health benefits and make for easy and healing herbal tea moments. We’ve mentioned the health benefits of herbal combinations of Turmeric, Ginger and Cinnamon  and Lemon, Ginger and Raw Honey. Here are a few favourite stand alone herbal teas:

 

Basil Tea

Directions:

Place 2tbs of freshly chopped basil into your Libre glass, add boiling water and steep 7-10 minutes and sweeten to taste.

Health Benefits:- Helps to calm fevers, coughs, headaches; relieves the sting and itchiness from insect bites, plus it has magnesium and potassium which can help with muscle cramps. 

 

Parsley Tea

Directions:

Place ¼ cup of freshly chopped parsley into your Libre glass, add boiling water and steep 5-10 minutes and sweeten to taste.

Health Benefits:– may help rheumatoid arthritis and asthma symptoms, coughs, and can be used as a diuretic. It is also rich with Vitamin C, folic acid, potassium and beta-carotene.

 

Mint Tea

Directions:

Place ¼ cup of fresh mint (any variety) into your Libre glass, add boiling water and steep 3-7 minutes and sweeten/add milk to taste.

Health Benefits:- is an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory which helps with cold and allergy symptoms, calms upset stomachs and indigestions, has a calming and cooling effect on insect bites and rashes and is an anti-microbial agent which is great for freshening breath. 

 

Sage Tea

Directions:

Place 2tsps of freshly chopped sage into your Libre glass, add boiling water and steep 3-5 minutes, add lemon and honey if desired.

Health Benefits:- has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and antibacterial benefits. May also help with fevers, throat and dental infections, reducing muscle tension and relieving indigestions.

 

These herbs can be grown inside or outside for all year round hot and healthy tea moments!

 

What herbs do you (or would you like to) grow at home for your  herbal tea moments?

Share with us for a chance to win a Libre Glass Infuser of your choice!

 

 

21 Responses

  1. Michele
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    Rosemary, peppermint and lemongrass… organic, of course.

  2. Elizabeth pergande
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    I would love to grow peppermint, basil, rosemary and clove.

  3. Allie f
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    Spearmint, Peppermint and Lemongrass!! Thanks!

  4. Terri Cole
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    Lemon verbena, mint, lavender and roses are my favorite plants to grow for infusing.

  5. KittyPride
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    Chamomile and mint are lovely tea herbs.

  6. Vilma Pacheco
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    Just bought a rosemary plant to try different infusions with the mint, lavender, basil and lemongrass growing in my garden.

  7. Noreen
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    Last summer we had chocolate mint and pineapple sage. Both were so delicious.

  8. loriag
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    I should be growing some mint for sure.

  9. Georgette Coan
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    Chamomile, lemongrass, and mint are my three favorites.

  10. Ruy
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    I don’t grow my own herbs, but I buy fresh mint to put in my tea.

  11. Robyn O
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    Chocolate mint, lavender and stevia

  12. Carolyn Matri-Kavarnos
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    I grow peppermint, spearmint, parsley, basil, rosemary, oregano and lavender.

  13. Vivian
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    Peppermint

  14. lisa rumolo
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    peppermint, basil, and oregano

  15. Debbie Clauer
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    I would like to grow some goji berries.

  16. marie-chantal Brisson
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    Basil is my favorite. I also grow rosemary which is a great tonic!

  17. Angela Mitchell
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    I have mint already but I’d like to grow chamomile too.

  18. Kathy Davis
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    I like mint, with honey, and I like to add fruit (like orange, or lemon). I also like to add ginger to make black tea, or a spicy hit.

  19. Kim DeCoste
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    Lemongrass and peppermint would be amazing

  20. Laura
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    I would love to grow mint, basil, and lemongrass

  21. Fiona N
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    Currently, we grow lemongrass, mint, and chamomile in our back yard. We always put them in our tea pot every day!
    Thank You

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