lemon balm recipe

Sleepy Tea (safe for children)

  • 1 tablespoon dried lemon balm
  • 2 teaspoons dried peppermint
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon dried rose petals
  • 1 teaspoon dried lavender flowers
  • 2 slices dried licorice root

Instructions

  1. Place a kettle of filtered water onto the stove and bring to a boil.
  2. While the water comes to a boil, place herbs and spices into a mortar and crush with a pestle until roughly combined. Transfer to a teapot, pour boiling water over the herbs and steep for three to five minutes.
  3. Strain and serve 

anonymous asked:

Hello there sweet flower. What are some of you're favorite tea blends or herbal tea recipes?

  • lemon balm + lavender + linden flowers = soothing. (drifting into the night)
  • lemon zest + ginger + peppermint = energizing. (rising in the morning)
  • cinnamon + aniseed + ginger + nutmeg = warming. (mellow afternoon)
  • st. john’s wort = lifts my spirits + induces vivid dreaming. (nighttime)
  • erva de sete sangrias = blood cleansing. rebirthing. detoxing.
  • sage = energetical purifying. mellowing. cleansing. healing.
  • oregano = boosts immunity system. healing.
  • rosemary = strengthens memory. hair growth. feminine energy.
  • passionflower leaf = wards off depression + low feelings. dream plant.

and so many more… i usually just harvest the wild herbs that grow around where i live or in my garden and dry them and learn from them and then each day is a different tea infusion! whatever feels right in the day. so many magical combinations to be made! listen to the plants… they have much to teach us x x xx