Iced herbal mint tea is such a treat on a hot day. To make some, follow these directions.
Into 1 quart of simmering water, add
- 3 sprigs of fresh peppermint OR 2 drops peppermint essential oil
- 2 leaves of fresh comfrey
- 1 t. dried nettles
- 1 date or 1 T. raisins
- A squeeze of fresh lemon juice
Simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and let it sit for 10 minutes. Add ice cubes to cool the tea, then drink. You can add sweetener if you wish.
This is a beautiful summer drink that is refreshing, highly nutritious, balancing, and cooling. Give it a try when the sun is hot and you are looking for refreshment!