A warm cup of tea can help you recover from a rough day, relax on the couch or even power up and keep writing that long paper/thesis/blog post that you just wanna finish real bad.
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Buying fresh thyme at your local farmers market costs next to nothing, but you can also grow your own indoors or on your (small) garden. Using a stalk of fresh thyme and a cup of boiling water results in aromatic tea that is healing for the throat. If you’ve got a cold, try thyme tea with a spoonful of honey, and see the wonderful results.
If you enjoy a slightly spicy punch, try fresh ginger tea. Unfortunately, it looks a bit like dirty water at first, so let’s say that presentation is not its main quality. But if you forgive its looks, I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the rest!
Take half-a-centimeter slice of ginger root, peel it and cut into slices. Pop into a cup and pour over with boiling water. Refill until flavor becomes too mild.
Golden oldie. Use only 2-3 stalks of fresh mint, otherwise the tea might become bitter. Good combo with a spoonful of honey.
Metabolism-boosting potion to keep warm in the winter. Juice half a lemon (organic), pour into a cup and add boiled water that has cooled down to the point of being drinkable (this way the vitamin C from the lemon is also preserved).
Super cheap, aromatic, calming. Use a tea egg filled with dried chamomile, infuse in boiling water and enjoy.
Reblogged this on Travels with Mary and commented:
Fabulous write-up and healthy tips! Thanks for sharing
Thank you Mary, it’s absolutely fantastic to receive this kind of positive feedback! Enjoy the teas 🙂