Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Humans have sought after herbal teas for their unique taste and wellness benefits throughout history. Herbal teas are proof that some of the best ways to stay healthy and energetic are found right around us in nature.
Over time, many herbs, fruits, vegetables, and plants have been used for their immune-enhancing effects, and immune-boosting teas are as popular and effective now as they were millennia ago. We’ll walk you through the theory behind CBD herbal teas and share some of our favorite CBD tea recipes.
|Total Time: 10 minutes
What Are Herbal Teas?
The benefits of different herbal immune-boosting teas are immense. Many of the ingredients such as lemon, turmeric, ginger, rosemary, lavender, and more can not only be found in your local grocery store but can also easily be grown in your garden or greenhouse.
What really makes herbal teas so great is that you can be creative. You can mix fruit, roots, leaves, flowers, spices, and even certified organic CBD to make hundreds of different CBD herbal tea blends that cater to your palate.
Why Is CBD Perfect for Herbal Tea?
CBD has been found to amplify the benefits and effects of already nourishing ingredients. These powerful concoctions are relaxing, provide plenty of antioxidants, and may help improve gut health. Combining efficacious botanicals with CBD oils can work wonders for your body and mind.
Step-by-Step CBD Tea Recipes
Making CBD herbal tea at home is easy. Start by using any tea you currently have at home, such as green tea, chamomile, ginger, or black tea. Simply add the ingredients below to give your tea an immune boost!
If you don’t have tea bags or pre-assorted teas, you can just use hot water and place the herbs, leaves, or roots in. Allow their essences to steep into the water for 5-10 minutes. You can also use an infusion method by pouring water over the leaves or herbs and allow it to steep for 5-10 minutes. Like your tea sweet? You can always add honey to naturally sweeten your tea and enhance the flavor.
- 1 tsp ginger root
- 1 tsp honey
- 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
- Orange or lemon peel
Turmeric and Lemon Tea
Turmeric is excellent for a detoxifying, immune-boosting tea. This tea provides powerful immune support and is also great for your gut.
- The juice of one lemon, freshly squeezed
- ½ tsp of turmeric powder
- *If you don’t have powder, simply find turmeric and shave off a small piece
- 1 ½ tsp of honey
Basil and Lemon Tea
Enhance immunity and help your skin glow. This tea is great for boosting your immune system and detoxing your body.
- 1/4 cup basil
- 1 tsp honey
- 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
Mint tea helps you retain focus and energy as well as promote digestion and gut health. This CBD tea recipe also provides relaxing aromas of rosemary and lavender to help you achieve a sense of calm.
- 5-10 mint leaves
- 1 sprig of rosemary
- 1 sprig of lavender
- Squeeze of lemon (optional)
- A few drops of honey (optional)
CBD to Herbal Tea
When you’re adding CBD oil to your immune-boosting tea, ensure that you get it from a trusted source. Green Gorilla™ CBD oil is independently lab tested, grown on sustainable farms, and responsibly extracted and packaged. When it comes to wellness, you shouldn’t trust anything but the finest natural ingredients.