When you see how easy it is to make homemade chamomile tea, you'll want to add this lovely, sweet-tasting herb to your DIY herbal tea garden. I guarantee it!
What You'll Need:
1. Heat your tea water just to the boiling point.
2. While the water is heating, add fresh or dried chamomile to your tea ball or infuser. Then set the teaball/infuser into your teapot or cup.
3. Pour the near-boiling water into your teacup or mug. Cover with a lid or saucer. Now, allow your tea to steep for 5-7 minutes.
4. Remove the tea ball or infuser from your cup, and set it aside.
Your tea is ready to sip. Easy as can be!
For each cup of water, use 2 teaspoons of fresh chamomile flowers or one teaspoon of dried. Adjust the amount of herbs to your personal taste.
Avoid using too-hot water. Fresh chamomile blossoms are too delicate to handle water that's at a "rolling boil".
The delicate, apple-y flavor of chamomile tea is perfect "as-is". If you'd like it sweeter, stir in a little bit of honey.
Chamomile is super-easy to grow, and its lightly fruity taste blends beautifully with many other tea herbs.
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