Kick Back Lobelia Inflata Tea Tonic.

By Jackie DeKnock  ,   

June 12, 2020

Lobelia is a flowering plant used for medicinal purposes for centuries, this tea tonic has a nice light earthy, sweet flavour. It is greatly valued and studies have shown that it may be (darn) good as a relaxant and sedative, its main active compound, lobeline, may also help to fight asthma, depression, antioxidant and memory issues to name a few. Lobelia has been used for centuries by aboriginal tribes for medicinal needs.

  • Prep: 30 mins
  • 30 mins

    30 mins

  • Yields: 2 Cups of Zen

Ingredients

1 teaspoon lobelia

½ teaspoon dried peppermint

2 cups boiling water

1-2 tablespoons raw, unpasteurized honey, to taste

Method

Place dried herbs in boiling water and let steep for 30 minutes 30 Minutes .

Cover with a lid when steeping so as not to lose the healing properties and amazing flavour.

Let the tea cool and drink only one cup a day for a cup of relaxation. Note: High doses may be toxic and may cause serious side effects, so please ensure that you limit the amount that you consume.

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