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An easy way to make homemade tea

Updated on August 13, 2009

Benefits of herbal teas

There are many types of herbal teas that you can purchase from the supermarket. There is no doubt that herbal teas taste good and can have amazing benefits for your health as well.

The benefits includes reducing stress, more energy, less depression and much much more. The benefits of herbal teas are virtually endless. However homemade tea seems to taste a whole lot better. Read on and find out how to make your very own tea.

Making your own homemade tea

Chamomile, rose hips, lavender, mints, sweet fennel, orange thyme, hibiscus, lemon balm, lemon verbena, linden flowers, dandelion, St. John’s wort, licorice root, ginger root, lavender, raspberry leaf and goldenrod violets are among the most popular herbs for making homemade tea.

So now you have to decide what herb/herbs to use so you can make your own tea. First off make sure that you don't use any herbs for your tea that had been sprayed with pesticides or any other harmful chemicals.

Also a good tip is too know what you're growing and what herbs to not put into your tea. These herbs include borage, calamus, chaparral, comfrey and ephedra. Doing a little research on what plants to grow and use can go a long way.

How to mkae your own homemade tea

Ok so now you're ready to make your own homemade tea. It is very simple and I will not go into but the next paragraph explains how to make your tea.

So once you have decided what herbs you want to use for your tea you simply grow your herbs and than once they have grown you are now ready to make your own tea. All you really need to the leaves of the plants. Usually you just need to tear them up and than boil them in a pot of water for about 5-10 minutes. Than you all you do is sit back and enjoy.

Making your own homemade tea is not difficult. It is just a matter of knowing what plants to grow and knowing what plants should not be used. People and websites will always make it difficult but it comes down to usually just using the leaves and boiling them. So sit back and enjoy your tea!

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