Beautiful You Herbal Burdock Root Tea Tonic.

By Jackie DeKnock  ,   

June 14, 2020

This nourishing herb is said to detox, relax and provide you with lots of nutrients. This subtle tasting tea tonic has a nice blend of ‘woodsy’ with minty overtones. Burdock is an herb that is found all over the world and burdock root is even used as food. The root, leaf, and seed are all used to make medicine. A Swiss inventor, researched the seeds of the burdock plant that had attached to his clothes and to his dog's fur while on a walk. His work led to the development of the hook and loop fastener, known as Velcro!

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • 30 mins

    30 mins

  • Yields: Serves 1

Ingredients

1 teaspoon dried burdock root

2 dried red clover flowers, optional (you can pick them yourself though!)

½ teaspoon dried peppermint leaves, to taste

1 cup water

Dust with cinnamon

Method

Combine burdock root, red clover and peppermint leaves in a large mug. Pour 1 cup boiled water into the mug and steep, covered for 30 minutes 30 Minutes. Strain, dust with cinnamon and enjoy.

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