It’s a perfect warm spring evening, just as the chill of night means you need to put on something a little warmer than your t-shirt… Refreshing and relaxing, an amazing blend.
Y’all need to get into it!
It goes without saying that we only want organic herbs for our magic elixirs, right?!
for a small teapot, you need:
1.5 teaspoons of Red Raspberry Leaf
1.5 teaspoons of Tulsi (Holy Basil)
pinch of dry English Lavender bits
As always with herbal teas, don’t have the water too hot. About 85°c (185°f). You can drink it warm, or it has enough flavour to be pretty decent as a cool tea too.
Raspberry leaf is full of vitamins and minerals including vitamins C, E, A and B complex and calcium, iron, phosphorus and potassium. It’s often used as a female tonic.
Tulsi, Raspberry leaf and Lavender all excellent de-stressors, Tulsi will also promote restful sleep. However, unlike things like Chamomile I don’t find it necessary to restrict it to night-times.
It’s also a great blend for colds and flu.
But most importantly, it’s just yum!
*I am not a herbalist or medical professional. These blends are based on my own personal experience and recipes. Herbs are powerful things, please consult your own healthcare professional before undertaking any herbal treatment program.