Best Herbal Tea Recipes To Make At Home

The best herbal tea recipes to make at home. Use your own dried herbs and have freshly brewed tea every day and in just a few minutes!

herbal tea in cups and saucers dried lavender dried lemon slices

Drinking tea is cozy…and it just makes you feel better. The first thing I think of in regards to tea is Mrs. Patmore, in the kitchen of Downton Abbey, and how she firmly believed that a cup of tea was the solution to every problem imaginable. Tea is comforting, it’s flavorful, and it’s good for you. 

Here are three of the best herbal tea recipes that anyone can make, right in their own kitchen. Tea time it is. 

Lemon Balm Tea Recipe

2 tablespoons dried lemon balm
1 teaspoon lemon peel
8 oz. boiling water
Steep for 5 minutes.
For extra flavor, add a slice of 
fresh or dried lemon before serving.

lemon balm tea in cup and saucer

Chamomile Mint Tea Recipe

2 tablespoons dried mint leaves
2 teaspoons dried chamomile blooms
8 oz. boiling water
Steep for 5 minutes.

dried chamomile blooms tea in cup and saucer

Lavender Mint Tea Recipe

2 tablespoons dried mint leaves
1 teaspoon dried lavender buds
8 oz. boiling water
Steep for 5 minutes.

dried lavender mint tea in cup and saucer

All the these herbal tea recipes can, of course, be adjusted so they taste good to you. It’s best to use less of the chamomile and lavender because they have a stronger taste. The mint and lemon balm taste is mild, so you can use a bit more of those if desired. 

I have loved growing, drying, and experimenting with these herbs. I am happy you came along for the ride, and I hope you make some tea of your own. I know it’s hard to fit things like drying herbs and making your own tea into an already busy day. I can only say that things like this are good for the soul. This was relaxing, aromatic, and it was time I took for myself. The fact that I could share it with you was quite simply icing on the cake. 

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For the first time ever I actually harvested lavender from three plants. I have four plants, but for some reason, just three bloomed. They are in the exact same place and had the exact same conditions. Go figure. Anyway, it may not seem like much if you have dozens of lavender plants, but for me, this is pretty much a miracle!

lavender bunches in round basket with twine scissors

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I’m just finishing up a makeover on our garden shed. It has turned out much better than I anticipated, so I’ll be back soon with some pictures and tips on how to spruce up a shed. Thankfully we have had a break in the hot temperatures so working outside has been enjoyable. Now for washing a few windows…

 

subscribe basket of lavender