1 cup boiling water
5 large mint tea leaves
sugar or honey to taste
Put five large mint leaves in cup or mug. Add boiling water. Add sugar or honey to taste.
Let steep. Serve room temperature or cold for the kiddies.
Chamomile Tea has been used for colic in research studies and is thought to be an anti-inflammatory. Studies have shown that although it is helpful to boost the immune system and fight colds, it is also a phenolic food, which some kids are sensitive to. Buy a high quality, herbal tea if you are going to be giving it to your kids.
Ginger Tea aids with digestion of fat and this tea is a good after dinner option.
You can slice a small piece of ginger and boil in water.
Peel ginger. Chop into small pieces. Puree in blender with water and freeze flat in small ziplock bags. Chop off a small piece and boil in water for tea. You can strain through a small strainer before serving. I love this tea, but my Dad said it was too "third worldy for him."