How do I grow my own herbal tea?
For loose-leaf tea:Measure one spoonful of loose herb leaves.Place your herbs in a small pot and add desired amount of hot water.Let herbs steep for 3 to 5 minutes.Pour the liquid into your teacup through an infuser or strainer.Discard the used herbs. Enjoy your tea!
What herbs grow well in tea?
Here are some of the best herbs to grow, used for brewing tea over the ages.01 of 11. Basil. WIN-Initiative / Getty Images. Chamomile. DAJ / Getty Images. 03 of 11. Fennel. 04 of 11. Lavender. Lemon Balm. Wally Eberhart / Getty Images. 06 of 11. Lemon Verbena. 07 of 11. Mint. 08 of 11. Monarda.
Is it safe to drink herbal tea everyday?
Though moderate intake is healthy for most people, drinking too much could lead to negative side effects, such as anxiety, headaches, digestive issues, and disrupted sleep patterns. Most people can drink 3–4 cups (710–950 ml) of tea daily without adverse effects, but some may experience side effects at lower doses.