From our Kitchen to Yours..

*When your hands smell like onions, rub two Lavender Flowers vigorously between your palms for five seconds. Your hands will be left with a fresh, flowery smell.*

*Adding Licorice Root or Peppermint to your tea can sweeten things up without the need for artificial or other sugar sweeteners.*

*Our selection of Single Herbs contain fine ORGANIC cooking herbs such as Oregano, Thyme and Rosemary that can add a lot more to your favorite appetizer or entree.*

Herbal Lemonade

- Pack 3 cups of loose leaf dried Lemon Balm leaves in a diffuser.

- Place diffuser in a large pitcher and add 6 cups of HOT water

- Add 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 4 lemons)

- Add 3 Tbs. light honey

Place pitcher in refrigerator for a few hours, add ice & enjoy!

Note: If you prefer a sweeter taste, just add more honey or brown rice syrup.

*Try using any of our 100% ORGANIC Black Teas for a more

traditional caffeinated iced tea blend!

Peppermint Sweet Tea

- Diffuse the following herbs in 1 qt. of boiling water:

- 1 tbsp. loose leaf dried Peppermint

- 3 tsp. Chinese Licorice Root

- 2 tsp. loose leaf dried Raspberry Leaf

- 1 tsp. loose leaf dried Lemon Grass

Cover and steep for no longer than 4 minutes. Can be served hot or cold!

Note: Be aware that other forms of Licorice Root, other than pure Chinese Licorice Root, can act as a laxative in larger doses.

*For more information on medicinal herbs and their effects on the body, please review our list of Cautions.*

Garlic Honey

- Place 3 Cloves of chopped garlic in a container with 1/2 cup of honey

Cover and let sit for several hours before using. Add garlic honey to your hot tea or use in a variety of other ways. The antibiotic properties of garlic can help fight off infection through the cold and flu season.

*For other great ideas, including products around the house, visit our Tea Gifts and Household sections!*

Vitamins and Minerals in our Herbs

Herbal Sources of Potassium

Anise Seed | Basil | Caraway | Celery | Cumin | Dill Weed | Fennel Seed | Tarragon | Turmeric (Ground)

Herbal Sources of Vitamin A and C

Dandelion | Mustard Greens | Parsley | Sorrel | Speedwell | Thyme

Herbal Sources of Magnesium

Celery Seed | Cumin Seed | Fennel Seed | Mustard Seed | Poppy Seed | Sesame Seed

Herbal Sources of Calcium

Cinnamon | Dill Weed | Poppy Seed | Savory | Thyme

Herbs that work well as Insect Repellent

Feverfew | Garlic | Sage | Santolina | Tansy