Baby Gripe Water (Great for Adults Too) Aka Bay Leaf Tea

Recipe by MarielC
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the bay leaves and the cold water in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Boil for 3 minutes. The mixture will turn a pale green, similar to some green teas.
  • Let cool a bit.
  • For adults and older children drink one cup when you have gas or other stomach upset.
  • For infants, feed one to two ounces, depending on age, whenever baby has gas.
  • Be aware that this will make you feel much better, and it will make you pass gas.
  • You can make half the recipe for an infant as this should be drunk before it gets cold. The basic formula is one medium bay leaf for every 1 cup of water.
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