As the green goddesses begin to stretch, wake up to spring with a bright, restorative herbal tea blend. Flora is the Roman Goddess of flowering plants, especially those that bear fruit like raspberry. This delicious tea includes raspberry leaf, lemongrass and peppermint. Enjoy it as a nourishing way to clear your system of winter grogginess.
Raspberry leaf is naturally high in magnesium, iron and vitamins B2 and C. The combination of nutrients in Raspberry Leaf makes it extremely beneficial for the female reproductive system. Lemongrass is a good source of vitamin A, magnesium, iron, calcium and manganese. Finally, peppermint soothes and calms the digestive system and helps with indigestion and heartburn.
- 1/2 oz dried raspberry leaf
- 2 tbsp dried lemongrass
- 1 tbsp dried peppermint
Put all dried herbs together in quart jar. Fill with boiling water. Cover and set out over night. Next morning, strain with fine mesh sieve into pitcher. This gives you an infused concentration. Dilute with water to the strength you like. Honey and agave syrup are very nice sweeteners. Pour over ice and add lemon slice. Refresh!