My Tea

My Tea

I love Aveda’s Comfort Tea and ended up spending quite a bit on it, till my girlfriend pushed me to try create it myself from bulk ingredients.

I found this recipe from a forum post dated March 30, 2009 at 10:32PM:
* 1 1/4 C Licorice Root
* 1 C Peppermint Leaves
* 1/8 C Fennel
* 1/8 C Basil Leaves

I bought the ingredients all from iHerb
Delivered it cost me AU$62.88, which I bought 6 months ago and I have plenty left. One jar of the Aveda stuff usually lasts under a month and costs AU$39.95.

For the winter tea version I grate just over half a thumb worth of fresh ginger and put it into the strainer straight away (not in the the container of tea)

Use 100°C water and let it sit for 5 mins or to taste.

The exact items were:
Frontier Natural Products, Cut & Sifted Imported Basil Leaf, Sweet, 16 oz (453 g)
Frontier Natural Products, Ground Fennel Seed, 16 oz (453 g)
Starwest Botanicals, Organic Peppermint Leaf C/S, 1 lb (453.6 g)
Frontier Natural Products, Licorice Root Cut & Sifted, 16 oz (453 g)

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