How To Make The Perfect Tisane

Perfect Tisane

Fragrant peppermint is widely accepted as a natural way to settle the stomach and reduce nausea. It is both comforting and reviving. A strong peppermint tea may ease a headache.

Fragrant fennel is not only delicious but is a restorative. All parts of the fennel plant are rich in Potassium, which is essential for brain function, and the bright fragrance will revive and refresh. Fennel is also a well-known natural breath freshener.

Daisy-like camomile is treasured for its calming properties and is recommended as a natural aid to easy, restful sleep. It’s also thought to be beneficial to digestion and to encourage radiant skin.

What you will need

  • Peppermint: Pick a few of the small of the young, new leaves from the top of the plant.
  • Camomile: Pinch a few fresh flower heads
  • Fennel: Snip a few of the leafy fronds, or pick a pinch of the fresh seeds and crush them gently

Method

  1. Place the herbs into a cup and gently pour over freshly boiled water.
  2. Allow to steep for five minutes.
  3. Sweeten with honey, if desired.

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