Lavender is blended with lemon balm to create a healing herbal tea recipe for natural stress management.
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 2 cups
2 ½ cups filtered water
1 teaspoon dried Lavender flowers
1 teaspoon dried Chamomile flowers
1 Tablespoon honey (optional sweetener)
Place the herbs in a container with a tight fitting lid like a Mason jar
Bring the water to a boil
Pour the boiling water over the herbs and cover the container
Let the herbs steep for 10 minutes
Strain the herbs with a sieve or coffee filter
Serve the tea hot in mugs
Sweeten with honey (optional)
1. Never use aluminum vessels to prepare herbal teas. Use stainless steel or glass items.
2. You can steep the herbs and spices for 30 minutes and make a stronger infusion. This can be served with ice as an iced tea.
3. When using fresh herbs use 1 tablespoon of fresh herb for each cup of water.
Lavender has scientifically proven mentally relaxing properties and it is therefore used for stress management.
Chamomile is used for stress management since it has mentally relaxing properties and a soothing aroma.