Chamomile: Ancient Greeks Knew Its Power!

Did you know, from the ancient Greeks, Egyptians and throughout the Roman Empire, Chamomile was prized for its numerous health-boosting benefits: helping in fighting cancer, promoting sleep, soothing stomach aches, internal antibacterial, anti-inflammatory effects plus much more! Here’s a fantastic recipe for ‘Lavender Mint Chamomile Iced Tea’ and if you make this tea at home, we would love to see a picture! If you are into reading more about Healing Teas, check out the book "Healing Teas: A Practical Guide to the Medicinal Teas of the World from Chamomile to Garlic, from Essiac to Kombucha”.

“Lavender Mint Chamomile Iced Tea” Recipe

HARDWARE:

  • Favorite Tea Cup or Mug
  • Filtered water (the better the water, the better your tea will taste!)
  • Tea Ball or similar Steeping Accessory

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 Teaspoon Culinary Lavender (dried)
  • 1 Tablespoon Chamomile Tea
  • 3 Mint leaves (fresh)

GARNISH:

  • Some Fresh Lavender Sprigs (for garnish)
  • Some Fresh Mint Sprigs (for garnish)

PREPARATION:

  • Fill tea ball, tea bag or similar steeping accessory with Chamomile Tea, Culinary Lavender (dried) and 3 Fresh Mint Leaves.
  • Pour 8 oz of filtered water at 175F (80C) over Herbal Tea.
  • Steep for 4 - 5 minutes.
  • Let tea cool, pour over ice.
  • Garnish with a Sprig of Fresh Lavender and Mint.

BREWTIME:

  • 4 to 5 minutes.

YIELDS:

  • 8 oz of Wellness!

SERVE:

  • Can be served as a Cold Brew or a Hot Brew.
    PRO TIP:  
    Using a French Press allows you to make a larger quantity of Herbal Tea which can be served with guests or stored in a separate container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

    ENJOY!

    ~Rex Theater Tea Co.