What Herbal Are You Drinking

Tisanes prepared from plants not belonging to the Camellia genus
User avatar
debunix
Posts: 1804
Joined: Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:27 am
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Sun Oct 01, 2023 12:47 pm

Another day, another sniffle to nurse with tea, and I’ve come up with a particularly nice combination this time:
Several slices of MEYER lemon (nice lemon flavor, but doesn’t require as much sugar because not as sour as a regular lemon)
One smallish knob of ginger, sliced thinly.
A sprinkle of whole cardamom seeds.
About one whole piece of mace
A few dried rosemary leaves
A drizzle of honey
Steep about five minutes in water, just off the boil, and it looks very pretty in the glass, Herbal Tea pot, and then tastes lovely afterwards.
User avatar
debunix
Posts: 1804
Joined: Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:27 am
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Sat Oct 07, 2023 1:04 pm

It also does well when made sparkling and chilled. Nice while this sniffly bit keeps going on and yet the weather is hot again.
sofikkkkkkko
New user
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Nov 12, 2023 5:03 pm
Contact:

Wed Nov 15, 2023 2:10 pm

Hello! I usually choose a variety of herbal teas depending on my mood and taste preferences. My favorite is lavender tea, which helps me relax and creates a wonderful atmosphere of tranquility. I also like to experiment with mint, rosehip, and chamomile teas. If you have any recommendations or favorite varieties, I am always open to new experiences in the world of tea!
User avatar
debunix
Posts: 1804
Joined: Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:27 am
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Mon Feb 05, 2024 9:43 am

A combination I've been drinking a fair bit lately, especially in the evening when I don't want to be caffeinated as I'm getting ready for bed: for the 500 mil pot, half a lemon in thin slices, a few slices of fresh or candied ginger, a pinch of whole dry rosemary leaf, pinch of dried lavender, pinch of cardamom seeds, and if the ginger was fresh, a drop or two of honey. it makes a bright, floral, fruity, and cheerful cuppa tea.
Post Reply