Lemon Verbena and Lavender Tea

A healthy tea for the Autumn months. It is gentle but wonderfully flavoured.

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Lavender and Lemon Verbena Herbal Tea | Autumn

Autumn is a marvellous time to trial a range of healthy herbal teas. Often you will have the ingredients growing in your garden. Be careful, of course, choose only edible plants and herbs. This is a healthy tea for the Autumn months. It is gentle but wonderfully flavoured.

Similar recipes include Ginger Root and Turmeric Tea, and Cranberry Tea with Fennel.

Please browse all of our teas here. Or be inspired by the Mid Autumn recipes here.

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Lemon Verbena and Lavender Tea

For each cup or two take a small sprig of lemon verbena and a sprig of lavender bush, or a couple of lavender flowers.

Pour a cup or two of water that is just off the boil over the verbena and lavender and allow to seep for 4 or 5 minutes.

Strain the leaves. I prefer not to sweeten, but if you must, then use your favourite sweetener. Remember, from an Ayurvedic perspective it is not good to have hot honey, so if you are following Ayurvedic principles, choose a different sweetener.

Lavender and Lemon Verbena Herbal Tea | Autumn

This tea is calming and relaxing.

recipe notes
I often make just one or two cups of this tea at a time, rather than a teapot full. A bit of hot water in the bottom of a jug or large cup, in with the herbs, allow to brew and then drink.  It is so very relaxing.

Both ingredients can be used in other herbal teas as well. For example, mix with Tulsi, ginger and/or lemongrass teas or with Rainy Weather Tea.

Allow any left over tea to cool and then place in the fridge for a cool drink later in the day. Or better still, leave at room temp for a refreshing evening drink.

Lavender and Lemon Verbena Herbal Tea | Autumn

Enjoy!

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Author: Ganga108

Heat in the Kitchen, Cooking with Spirit. Temple junkie, temple builder, temple cleaner. Lover of life, people, cultures, travel. Champion of growth, change and awareness. Taker of photos. Passionate about family. Happy.

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