[ Recipe: Winter Tea Blend ] ~ from Monterey Bay Herb Co
winter tea blend

This herbal tea is considered adaptogenic, meaning that it helps the body to maintain balance during times of physical or emotional stress. Delicious and soothing, whether served hot or cold. Makes one quart.

1 tablespoon dried elderberries
1 tablespoon dried rosehips
1 tablespoon dried stevia leaf
1 tablespoon dried orange peel
1 teaspoon dried astragalus root
1 teaspoon dried nettles
1 teaspoon red raspberry leaf
1 quart water

Place all of the botanical ingredients in a medium-sized muslin bag. Bring the water to a boil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven for 1 minute. Turn off the heat and place the herb bag into the water. Cover and let steep for 20 minutes. Strain; reserving the infusion in a clean container. Refrigerate unused portions and use within 7-10 days.

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