How to Make an Herbal Tea Blend for Stress

So you're feeling stressed- whether it be from school, work, kids, mothers-in-law, or just life; a nice tension taming tea is a great, effective way to relive stress. If you live far from the store and have these herbs handy, it can be fun to make this tea.

Ingredients

  • Any or all of the following ingredients.
  • lavender
  • peppermint
  • lemon zest (optional)
  • a whole cinnamon stick (optional)
  • mint leaves

Steps

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    Get your supplies ready. A cup for microwaving, or a kettle, pot, etc., and a metal tea strainer.
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    Harvest your herbs.
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    Heat your water. Microwave for 1:30 or boil in pan. (or wait for kettle to whistle).
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    Steep the tea. Combine herbs and place them into your tea strainer, then put it into the hot water and let your tea steep for a good 3 minutes.
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    Enjoy! Sip your tea and feel the stress melt away.

Warnings

  • Careful- tea will be hot!

Article Info

Categories: Herbal Tea and Fruit Tea | Managing Stress