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    Insomnia Tea

    Insomnia Tea. Photo by Rita~

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    8 mins

    3 mins

    5 mins

    Sharon123's Note:

    These herbs are known for helping relax and make you sleepy. Drink this before bedtime and get a good nights sleep! The original recipe calls for 1 1/2 oz Vervain leaves, but Zaar won't let vervain go through so I have modified it. Please feel free to use the vervain, it is good for nervousness, will tone up the system, good for stomach troubles. Adapted from Herbal Teas. This may be put in a jar with directions and given as a gift too, perhaps with some bath crystals and a good book! You may also use valerian instead or with the vervain. Look in your health food stores for these teas.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 ounce chamomile flowers
    • 1/2 ounce spearmint, leaves

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix the vervain or/and valerian(if using), chamomile and spearmint teas together.
    2. 2
      Bring 1 cup water to a boil, remove from heat and add teas.
    3. 3
      Steep 8-10 minutes; strain.
    4. 4
      You may add honey or sugar to your liking. Drink and relax!
    5. 5
      Note: do not boil the tea leaves!

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 08, 2010

      55

      OoooH, this is good. I couldn't find Vervain or Valerian! But it was still good!

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    • on September 05, 2007

      55

      Nice,relaxing tea. I couldn't find vervain,but did find valerian. I made 1 cup using valerian and spearmint,and 1 with chamomile. DD and I preferred the chamomile. Rita's photo is too nice to bump so I won't! Thanks for posting.

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    • on June 04, 2007

      55

      I made this with chamomile and spearmint no valerian. Great for just before you retire for the night! I adore honey so it was in my cup of tea! A peaceful way to end the day!

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    Nutritional Facts for Insomnia Tea

    Serving Size: 1 (14 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 6.2
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    14%
    Total Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 4.2 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 1.2 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 0.0 g
    0%
    Protein 0.4 g
    0%

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