I am happy to announce that my blog is finally up and running.. It’s been a long road because I’m not the most tech savvy person. It has been like learning a new language with lots of hair pulling… but I am super excited to be sharing herbal recipes, health and wellness tips, easy to understand information on herbs and their medicinal uses along with a collection of ideas and
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So, to kick off my blog, and with the winter season fast approaching, I wanted to share a nourishing tonic with you. This tea is my go-to, vitamin-and-mineral rich tonic thats nourishing and supportive throughout the winter months. We can do so much for our wellness with the foods we choose as daily nourishment and yes, herbs can be a part of that sustenance as well.
I hope you enjoy this warming, nourishing, immune supporting herbal blend throughout the winter months.
2 parts alfalfa
2 parts milky oat straw
2 parts nettle leaf
1 part peppermint or spearmint leaf
1 part lemon balm
1 part red clover blossom
1 part burdock root
Mindfully blend herbs together. Steeping 1 – 2 tablespoons in 1 cup boiled water for 10-15 min. Sweeten to taste with honey, if desired. Several cups of this blend can be consumed throughout the day. (A longer infusion time of several hours will extract more of the vitamins and minerals; so you can make a quart and let it infuse overnight, and drink it throughout the day, reheating if desired)