How to Make Sage Tea
Sage has long been known to have many benefits for our health. People have used it to help with colds, fevers, coughs, heartburn, menstrual regulation, flu, and sore throats. People have also used it to help to aid in the relief of insect bites, hot flashes, dandruff, and even rashes and skin inflammation. And you can even drink it in a delicious hot tea!
Sage Tea is commonly used as an immunity booster. In times when the body may be vulnerable to outside germs that can be harmful, sometimes you need an extra boost to keep yourself and your family healthy. There are many ways you can do this naturally, but one tasty way is by making and drinking Sage Tea!
Making Sage Tea is very simple. There are many recipes out there to chose from, and some are as simple as just boiling fresh sage in a pot with water, and adding a bit of lemon and honey for flavor enhancement. This recipe has a bit more depth of flavor, and is really enjoyable to drink!
Sage Tea Recipe
What You Need:
- 6 cups water
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 10 cloves
- 8 cardamom pods
- Handful of fresh sage leaves
- Handful of fresh mint leaves
In a medium sized pot, bring the water to a boil. Add in the cinnamon stick, cardamom pods and cloves to the pot, and allow it to boil for 2-3 minutes. Remove it from the heat and add in the sage and mint. Cover it and let it sit for 5-7 minutes. Strain the mixture and serve hot. You can add honey if you desire a bit of sweetness, but skip the refined sugar to ensure the integrity of the immune boosting properties.
Sage Tea is also excellent to drink right before bed. It has been known to act as a gentle sedative, making it the perfect drink to relax with at night. Many people use it when their mind is restless and they have a hard time falling asleep. Sage Tea can also be helpful in calming restless children for bed at night as well. The mixture of the warm tea, and sage’s relaxing properties make it an excellent choice for the evening hours.
Would you drink Sage Tea? It’s very simple to make and enjoy, and the health benefits are numerous! Make a batch using this recipe, and try it out. There are only good things you can gain from drinking Sage Tea! Let us know in the comments if you will try it, or if you’ve tried it before and what your thoughts are on it!