Soothing Lavender Orange Tea

By Healing Lifestyles and Spas

Serves 6

Ingredients

1 orange, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1/4 cup loose dried chamomile flowers or 6 chamomile tea bags
4 sprigs fresh lavender, about 3 inches long
1/4 cup honey (or agave for vegan)

Preparation

Bring 6 1/2 cups of water to a boil and remove from heat.
Stir in the orange slices, chamomile, and lavender.
Cover the pan and let stand for 6 minutes.
Strain the tea and stir in the honey.
Warm to just below a simmer if necessary.
Serve immediately.

 

Recipe reprinted with permission from GOLDEN DOOR COOKS AT HOME: Favorite Recipes from the Celebrated Spa by Dean Rucker with Marah Stets (Clarkson Potter)

 

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