• Springtime Herbal Iced Tea Recipes

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    Herbal tea is known for its medicinal benefits. Packed with herbs that treat the body, mind and spirit, herbal tea can be a soothing hot beverage or a refreshing cold drink. You can easily make your own delicious herbal iced teas right at home. They are refreshing and perfect for spring! Try these herbal iced tea recipes:

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    Citrus Herbal Iced Tea Recipe

    Ingredients

    • 1 teaspoon peppermint
    • 1 teaspoon rosehips
    • 1 teaspoon orange peel
    • 2 teaspoons hibiscus
    • 2 teaspoons lemongrass
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 cup orange juice
    • 1 cup sparkling water
    • 2 tablespoons honey

    Steps

    1. Steep peppermint, rosehips, orange peel, hibiscus, and lemongrass in the two cups of water (boil the water and pour it over the herbs)
    2. Strain
    3. Add orange juice
    4. Refrigerate
    5. When ready to serve, add a little sparkling water to each glass

    Source: Herbal Iced Teas

    Peach Herbal Iced Tea Recipe

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon dried mint leaves
    • 4 cups water
    • 2 cups pureed peaches, chilled
    • Fresh mint leaves (for garnish)

    Steps

    1. Steep mint leaves in hot water for 3 minutes
    2. Strain to remove chunks
    3. After the mint tea has cooled, mix it with the strained pureed peaches

    Source: http://www.motherearthliving.com/cooking-methods/peach-pick-me-up.aspx#axzz2x0aFcb12

    White Herbal Iced Tea Recipe

    Ingredients

    • 4 white tea bags
    • 4 cups water
    • ½ cup sugar
    • Fresh tarragon sprigs

    Steps

    1. Steep 4 white tea bags in 4 cups boiling water
    2. Chill
    3. Bring 1 cup water and ½ cup sugar to a boil
    4. Add tarragon
    5. Steep until cool
    6. Add the tarragon syrup to the white tea to add taste

    Source: http://www.countryliving.com/recipefinder/white-iced-tea

    Hibiscus Apple Rose Herbal Iced Tea Recipe

    Ingredients

    • 2 cups hot water
    • 2 teaspoons dried and seeded rose hips
    • 10 to 12 dried hibiscus flowers
    • 1 tablespoon fresh pineapple sage or apple mint leaves
    • 4 teaspoons fresh raspberry leaves or 2 teaspoons dried leaves
    • 2 cups cold water and ice
    • Apple juice (optional)
    • Apple slices (for garnish)

    Steps

    1. Steep rose hips, hibiscus flowers, and leaves in hot water for about 3 minutes
    2. Allow to cool slightly
    3. Strain and add cold water and ice
    4. Add apple slices for garnish

    Source: http://www.motherearthliving.com/cooking-methods/hip-apple-rose-tea.aspx#axzz2x0aFcb12

    Springtime Herbal Iced Tea Recipes Infographic

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