Tea is one of our traditional drinks. Black and green tea are widely known and consumed, but if you look towards the forest, the assortment of tea will expand significantly. The forest is a real storeroom where you can find a lot of useful things. This page provides some recipes for herbal teas from medicinal plants and herbs..
Recipes for drinks and herbal tea from wild forest medicinal herbs and plants.
Before making tea from herbs and plants, they must be picked and dried. In addition, it will not be amiss to know which parts of plants and herbs are suitable for brewing tea. After all, some take leaves for cooking, others have flowers, others have fruits.
. You need to do this in order to expose the seeds, which contain many vitamins. If you brew rosehip not chopped, there will be less vitamins. Then fill everything with cold water, bring to a boil and insist, covering with a lid, for 15-20 minutes. You can’t boil rosehip berries for a long time, they lose their basic value of vitamin C, which in itself is very fragile. With prolonged heating, it collapses. The taste of tea can be improved by adding dried rosehip flowers.
Strawberry Leaf Tea.
Rhizomes and leaves are valuable for their tannins. Their broth (tea) is rinsed in the throat and mouth with inflammation of the mucous membranes, and is also used for disorders of the stomach and intestines, especially with diarrhea. To make tea, dried and ground leaves and strawberries (1 tablespoon per 300 ml) pour boiling water and leave for 5-8 minutes.
Linden flower tea.
Used for colds as an anti-inflammatory and diaphoretic. To make tea, brew a lime blossom (1 tablespoon per 300 ml) in boiling water and leave for 20 minutes.
Mountain ash tea.
Rowan berries have long been used as an anti-zingotic agent; they are a natural multivitamin complex and an excellent tonic. To make tea, mash fresh or dried berries (2 tablespoons per 300 ml), pour boiling water and leave for 8-10 minutes.
Tea from fireweed (Ivan tea).
Good anti-inflammatory and restorative. To make tea, dried and chopped willow-tea leaves (1 tablespoon per 300 ml), boil boiling water and leave for 10-15 minutes
It has the property of reducing pressure and normalizing the work of the heart. To make tea, chop the dried fruits of hawthorn (2 tablespoons per 300 ml), pour cold water and boil for 10 minutes after boiling.
Tea made from raspberry leaves and berries.
It has antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and antiemetic effects. Brewed very easily, dried leaves or dried berries (1 tablespoon per 300 ml), boil with boiling water and leave for 1 hour.
Melissa leaf tea.
It reduces pressure and soothes, it is useful to take with colds, relieves irritability, nervousness, improves sleep. To make tea, dried or fresh lemon balm leaves (1 teaspoon per 300 ml), boil boiling water and leave for 5-10 minutes
It has anti-inflammatory, hemostatic, antiseptic, analgesic, sedative, anticonvulsant, diaphoretic and choleretic effects. Dried chamomile flowers (6 pieces or 2 tablespoons per 300 ml) pour hot boiled water and then boil for 10-15 minutes.
Herbal tea from a mixture of different herbs and plants.
The above are methods for preparing vitamin teas from only one type of plant. However, the possibilities of forest teas are not limited to this; you can also prepare assorted teas from collections of various herbs and plants of wild rose, wild strawberry, blackcurrant, mountain ash, elderberry, hypericum, heather, thyme and so on.