How to Make an Herbal Infusion

Infusions are generally used for leaves and flowers and are basically the same as making a tea.

Place your herbs into a pot with a close-fitting lid (like a tea pot).

Boil your water in a separate container, taking it off the heat once it boils. Wait for a moment or two and the pour the hot water over your herbs.

Let them steep (infuse) for 10 minutes and then pour through a strainer into your teacup and drink.

Infusions can be stored in a pitcher or other container in a cool place.

Alternatively, you can use a tea bag, tea ball or strainer in your cup, pour the hot water into your cup and after 10 minutes pull the tea out.


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General Info

~ 1 oz (30 g) dried herb or 2.5 oz (75 g) fresh herb ~ 2 Cups (500 ml) Water

Take 1/2 cup 3 times daily

Measurements make approximately 1.5 cups.

TIP: Vigorously boiling water can disperse the volatile oils in the steam. This is why we suggest waiting for a moment or two before pouring the boiling water over your herbs.

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