Naturally caffeine-free, herbal teas offer many of health benefits, according to the Harvard Medical School, teas like chamomile offer “a lower risk of death from heart disease, immune system support, and possible protection against some cancers.”
We can drink tea all day, especially in the summer when it comes right our of the fridge and we sip it from a glass full of ice, nothing is as refreshing as that!
There are many flavors to choose from when it comes to herbal teas, from punchy lemon balm to soothing chamomile, we know you’ll find an herbal tea that matches your mood.
How to use them:
Harvest leaves or flowers as needed
Tie into bunches. Hang upside down in a warm, dry area.
Use an airtight seal bag, it’s quick and simple.
Blend with oil to create a paste and freeze.
Chop herbs and add to ice cube tray with water and freeze.
Lemon Balm tea
This tea has been used for years to calm nerves and reduce stress. According to Mount Sinai Hospital “evidence suggests that [it] … may help treat indigestion.”
And reaping the benefits of lemon balm tea, or any other herbal tea for that matter, couldn’t be easier.
Simply place 20-30 leaves of fresh lemon balm in a pot, add boiling water and steep for up to 10 minutes, the longer it steeps the deeper the tea golden-green hue will become.